The Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) Student Assembly unanimously passed a resolution calling for the addition of a more accessible pathway to Upper Campus at an SA meeting on Nov. 17.
“As somebody who’s most of his time here has been a regular student, it makes UBGC look like a joke,” President Guma said. “I’m in a position now that I have to make sure that doesn’t happen.”
After intense debate about the readiness of the proposal, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College Student Assembly passed a resolution encouraging the University administration to provide ROTC students with academic credit for their ROTC-required classes.
Student representatives of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College criticized the lack of communication between the University and the student government’s leaders during a virtual UGBC meeting on Oct. 6.
Students voted to fill 20 out of the 21 open seats in the Undergraduate Government of Boston College Student Assembly and passed a non-binding referendum to create an accessible pathway to Upper Campus by a wide majority on Tuesday.
As students prepare to vote in the first Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) election since the controversial results of last spring’s executive election, candidates are again calling for more transparency from the Elections Committee (EC).
The decision to scrap UGBC’s freshman mentorship program has come under fire from various students affiliated with the student government.
UGBC leaders are undergoing conversations with the University administration about ways BC can better support its students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. While conversations are ongoing, BC has no plans to establish an LGBTQ+ resource center in the near future, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore and Director of Student Outreach and Support Caroline Davis.
UGBC hosted a virtual town hall on racism on Monday night with the purpose of having an honest and respectful conversation about racism in the United States and at BC.