The report, which compared the United States’ life expectancy and death rates by age group to that of other G7 nations, said that in 2018 alone, 461,000 American lives were lost unnecessarily.
The upcoming election will be different from any other election in recent history. It is unclear whether the country will know who won the election on the night of Nov. 3. In anticipation of the upcoming week, The Heights would like to point readers to reliable sources of information, answer questions about the election, and clear up common misconceptions.
“Over the years, DACA students have enriched our campus through their presence, and we hope they will continue to do so in the years to come,” Dunn said.
The Senate began the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, commencing long days of arguments from both Republicans and Democrats. But while the two parties have battled it out in the Senate chamber over whether or not to convict the president, a different battle lies outside of Congress—how this impeachment will affect the 2020 election. …
In the first week of this semester, I had a perplexing conversation with one of my suitemates, in which she shared her belief that “the truth does not matter.” This seemed like a rather shocking claim to me, especially given the prolific amount of fake news in the United States right now, so I decided…
The proposals include increased defense spending, homeland security, veterans affairs, and commerce, which are offset with significant cuts across the board, including a 12-percent decrease in education spending—which could greatly affect student borrowers.
Claude Barfield, resident scholar of trade policy at the American Enterprise Institute, gave a talk on the Trump administration’s trade policies in an event sponsored by the Boston College Republicans and the American Enterprise Institute Executive Council of BC.
Gina McCarthy, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama administration, came to speak at Boston College on Tuesday in the wake of recent rollbacks by the Trump Administration of many Obama-era EPA policies.