A non-Boston College student allegedly tore down a Black Lives Matter flyer and an LGBTQ+ pride flag from the door of a resident assistant’s (RA) room in Williams Hall on April 2, according to an email from Director of Residential Education Dorrie Siqueiros to Williams residents.
BC Offers Online Reporting Form for Bias-Motivated Behavior
Following the vandalism incidents on the Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor of Xavier Hall, Boston College is urging students to report any experiences of bias-motivated behavior and other conduct violations through a new online form, according to an email sent to the BC community on Saturday.
Editorial: AHANA+ Students Deserve Better
Black Lives Matter. Recent events in Xavier Hall have called into question whether Boston College is a campus that holds this belief among its core values. The vandalism and harassment that have taken place on the Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor this week are a demoralizing reminder that this campus is plagued by racial prejudice…
In Response To: “‘Why Is It Only Our Floor?…Why Us?:’ Multicultural Learning Floor Vandalized Saturday Morning”
On February 2, The Heights reported on an incident of vandalism in the Boston College residence hall of CLXF on the third floor of Xavier. According to Heights reporting, door decorations were torn off, doors were knocked on, and trash bins were knocked over. This incident occurred on a Saturday night. What I take issue…
“Why Is It Only Our floor?… Why Us?”: Multicultural Learning Floor Vandalized Saturday Morning
The Boston College Police Department identified two individuals responsible for vandalizing the women’s Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor—the third floor of Xavier Hall on Upper Campus—in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Four Days of Chaos: Vandalism Reports See Sharp Uptick After Closure
Following the announcement that courses would be moved online and students required to move out of their dorms, there was an increase in the number of incidents reported by the BCPD.
False Fire Alarm Pulled, Property Damaged in Walsh Hall
Residents of Walsh Hall were evacuated twice on Sunday morning following alarms triggered by Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, who was arrested hours after damaging property in Walsh Hall, vandalizing Welch Hall with racial epithets, and assaulting a BCPD officer.
UPDATE: Michael Sorkin Named as Student Arrested for Sunday Damage, Racist Vandalism
BC student Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, was named as the student arrested for damaging property in Walsh Hall, racist vandalism in Welch Hall, and assaulting a BCPD officer earlier that morning.
Student Issued Interim Suspension Over Racially Charged Vandalism, BCPD Assault, Walsh Hall Damage
A BC student was issued an interim suspension from the University on Sunday after writing racially explicit epithets in Welch Hall. In separate incidents, the student discharged a fire extinguisher and destroyed property in the Walsh Hall laundry room, and assaulted a BCPD officer.