WRC Panel Emphasizes Role of Feminism in Modern World

Feminists from Boston College, past and present, gathered on Thursday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC). The event, “Still Fighting the Good Fight,” welcomed a panel of speakers ranging from a professor to a current undergraduate to discuss the meaning of feminism on campus and advocate for change.

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Supportive Services For Disabilities

The mission of the Disabilities Service Office is to assist students with disabilities at Boston College “in achieving their educational, career, and personal goals through the full range of institutional and community resources.” The office works to ensure that all students with disabilities receive support, services, and accommodations tailored to their specific needs.

 

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Core Should Adopt The Backgrounds Program

The pilot semester of Backgrounds, a discussion series focused on diversity and run by students, began on Wednesday, Mar. 13, when two groups of 12 students met to talk about issues of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socioeconomic status. These two sessions will meet every Wednesday for the remainder of the semester, devoting half of each meeting to the discussion of the issues in general and the remainder relating the topics to life at Boston College.

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Veterans Take On A Mission Of Writing

Every Tuesday for the past seven weeks, veterans – mostly from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – have gathered at Boston College in Newton, Mass. for a writing workshop.

They came at the bequest of Roxana von Kraus, the mother of an active Marine who found that writing helped her cope with her son’s deployment. She’s is helping these veterans put on paper their war experiences, as well as write about the difficulty of coming home and transitioning back to civilian life.

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Featured in WBUR’s Here and Now with Robin Young, this workshop offers creative support and valuable peer feedback to bring your stories to life.  Come and write.

March 12-April 16, 2013
Tuesdays, 6-8 PM
Stokes Hall, Room 107S
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Free of charge to all U.S. Veterans

Please enroll by email: agapeveterans@gmail.com.

 

A Journey Through Time And Vietnam

The Heights room was abuzz with excitement on Mar. 16. The Vietnamese Students Association (VSA) had their fifth annual culture show that marked their 12th year of existence as a club. Needless to say, it was a monumental point in their history, and it was only fitting that they titled their show A Journey Through Time.

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