Columnist Grace Christenson asks a question that high school seniors across the country are asking themselves right now: Is Boston College a good school? Well, that depends on what you mean by good. But if we’re using the University’s coronavirus response as a measuring stick, the answer is no.
BC and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding.
Students confronted a panel of administrators and students in the wake of Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, defacing walls, furniture, blinds, and a mirror in Welch Hall with racist epithets on Sunday.
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., addressed the flock of freshmen clustered in Conte Forum this past Thursday at First Year Academic Convocation. A maroon tapestry cloaked the bottom of the platform, emblazoned with phrase: Go set the world aflame.
“Since last year’s presidential election, it has become even more difficult to have respectful dialogue about such issues as immigration, race, sexuality, free speech, and religious beliefs,” Leahy said.
The students participating in the overnight vigil plan to present Leahy with a list of demands when he arrives in the morning.
In the 1970s, BC faced substantial debt, but four decades later boasts an endowment fund over $1 billion.