The Student Assembly (SA) unanimously voted to pass a bill allocating $200 of its budget to fund an induction ceremony for Boston College’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, a national history honor society, in its meeting on Tuesday night.
The Student Assembly (SA) discussed final exam schedules, lighting in the Mod Lot, and community engagement at its meeting on Tuesday night.
In a sold-out auditorium on Tuesday night, Terrence Floyd shared the story of how he first met his brother George Floyd at a family gathering. Floyd said they were able to form a strong connection, but just four years after that day, in May of 2020, his brother was taken from him.
The Student Assembly (SA) discussed the out-of-pocket costs seniors pay when attending Senior Week festivities in its meeting on Tuesday night.
The Student Assembly (SA) brainstormed ways to deepen its communication and relationships with University administrators in its meeting on Tuesday night.
UGBC will hold a review board during the winter to evaluate its constitution, SA members said in their meeting on Tuesday.
Boston College should better serve students traveling during Thanksgiving Break by creating its own shuttle service that runs to both Boston Logan International Airport and the city’s Amtrak stations. UGBC has offered a Thanksgiving shuttle service to the airport and South Station several times over the last decade. UGBC’s shuttle service is an effective use of its budget of $363,450, but it is not enough to fulfill the needs of the student body.
Bias-related incidents on the anonymous social media app Herrd prompted UGBC and University administrators to meet with the platform’s co-founders, according to Jonah Kotzen, the policy coordinator of the Council for Students with Disabilities (CSD).
Two divisions within UGBC are working to bring Terrence Floyd to campus next semester, Meghan Heckelman said at the Student Assembly (SA) meeting on Tuesday night.
Members of the Student Assembly (SA) brainstormed ways to improve Boston College’s culture surrounding issues of race during its meeting on Tuesday night, calling on the BC community to more effectively respond to bias-related incidents on campus.