After a year of mostly virtual classes and club meetings, traditions put on hold, and capacity restrictions that kept students isolated, BC—which is over 99 percent fully vaccinated—is embracing in-person events once again.
The May 7 protest on the Quad centered around student speeches and came after an off-campus protest advertised—but not officially hosted, according to club leaders—by CJBC, was canceled on May 3.
To close out the semester and thank BC students for their dedication to following University COVID-19 protocols, the Undergraduate Government of BC, in partnership with BC Dining and BC Athletics, offered a series of campus-wide events, meet and greets, giveaways, and more in what they dubbed “Thank You Week.”
Boston College reported 20 undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 9,216 undergraduate tests last week, a positivity rate of 0.22 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Dianoia, which is composed of several undergraduate essays, will be releasing its eighth issue on Monday, as well as a digital symposium featuring guest speakers from the journal’s recent publications.
The Student Assembly of UGBC voted against re-electing Jack Carter, CSOM ’23, as student-athlete representative after holding two votes at an SA meeting on Tuesday night.
The petition has garnered high-profile support in the past, including a retweet from Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, and an endorsement from former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, both last March.
BC has issued a summary suspension to a student who wrote racially offensive language on classroom chalkboards, according to a University email sent to students on Friday.