Editorials

Eagles’ Dedication Earns Impressive Dual Beanpot

By: The Heights Editorial Board

Last season, the Boston College men’s ice hockey team set a school record when it won the Beanpot tournament for the fourth consecutive time. This year, the team set another record with a fifth consecutive Beanpot title. Also impressive is the fact that the BC women’s hockey team won the women’s Beanpot on Tuesday, marking the second time in the last five years that the BC hockey programs have swept the tournament.

Ambiguous Financial Aid Info Reflects Poorly On BC

By: The Heights Editorial Board

Boston College updated the guidelines on its financial aid application information webpage on Thursday, Feb. 6, after the University was named in a Feb. 3 letter from U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as one of several institutes of higher education potentially violating The Higher Education Act.

Chebator’s Retirement Caps Impressive Career

By: The Heights Editorial Board

Dean of Students Paul Chebator has recently made it public knowledge that he plans to retire at the end of this semester. This marks the conclusion of a 34-year career working in the Dean of Students’ office. During his time at the University, he has consistently striven to make life at BC better for students, often going above and beyond the call of duty.

Development Discussion Should Be More Inclusive

By: The Heights Editorial Board

At a recent public hearing, members of the Boston arts community cited real estate as one of their most prominent concerns, and some expressed the opinion that the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has made decisions in the past that were contrary to their interests. The issues of planning, zoning, and city development-and how they affect the arts community-are not as far removed from the everyday life of the average Boston College student as they might initially appear.

CWBC Offers Much To BC Female Undergrads

By: The Heights Editorial Board

The Council for Women of Boston College (CWBC) held an event on Tuesday night, “Preparing for the Journey: What’s Your Brand,” with the aim of helping female undergraduates shape a plan for career development. Especially in the face of recent concerns about declining female self-confidence in college, and at BC in particular, CWBC events on campus fulfill an important role by providing the opportunity for students to hear personal testimonies from successful BC alumnae and to network with them.

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