The majority of Boston College students spent Wednesday in mourning following the election of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.
Students discussed their experience with media representation of disabled people. They found that these representations are often of the “token person in the wheelchair,” which is a limited image of what disability looks like.
Shane Ortega was not allowed to participate in active duty because he was transgender. He went on to help advocate for the lifting of the ban, which was passed this past July.
What started off as simply photographing his “homies” has turned into a personal commentary on the perception of black males in society.
The Women’s Center hopes Thrive will attract sophomore girls who have not yet found their place at Boston College and are searching for role models.
Riham Osman began her career as an activist for Muslims after facing employment discrimination for wearing a hijab. She will address students at the Own It Summit on Nov. 12.
The Women’s Center partnered with BC Athletics this year to expand its Bystander Intervention program to include student leaders and athletes.
“The Bystander Intervention Program should continue to involve student-athletes and leaders while also finding new ways of reaching as many students as possible.”
The Women’s Center, along with UGBC and other campus groups, hosted ‘Feminists Coming Out Day’ on Stokes Lawn on Monday. This is a part of numerous on campus initiatives to encourage dialogue on feminism.