We, the undersigned faculty and alumni wish to express our disappointment with the Boston College administration’s decision to threaten some students who participated in an unauthorized die-in protest on campus December 9th with formal sanction. Alongside young people around the country, students at BC organized to make a material and figurative statement protesting the many…
The Asian American Studies Program made its statement on the St. Mary’s Protest.
Think outside of your universe. Think of the bigger picture. Know that saying, “that’s not me” is not enough. Start saying, “that shouldn’t be anyone.”
The UGBC Executive Council writes a letter to the BC community in response to the “Black Lives Matter” movement, and in support of campus demonstrations.
It is important that students are speaking up for what they value—it is also important for students to value progressive activism.
The Black Student Forum writes a letter to Father Leahy and the University’s senior administration, asking for a stronger response to the “Black Lives Matter” campaign.
Service trips and community service can fundamentally shape a person, exposing one to, among other things, the advantages of privilege.
As college students in particular, we have a duty to transform an emotionally charged public issue with reasoned argument. A Nov. 22 article in The Spectator by Brendan O’Neill laments that “at one of the highest seats of learning on Earth, the democratic principle of free and open debate, of allowing differing opinions to slog…
The core faculty of African & African Diaspora Studies make a statement about the recent protests and organizations on campus.
Although the UVA case might not have been entirely factual, it has certainly started a conversation about the prevalence of sexual assault on campuses nationwide.