Flashbacks: October 13, 2006

By FLASHBACKS  |  October 11, 2006

“Women at BC are organizing this year to demand both some sort of birth control and pregnancy counseling and more bed space in the infirmary. There are only four beds for women as opposed to 20 for men, according to Cathy Fuller, an active member of the student government. The freshman had a male-female ratio of 10-7. The only on-campus source of help for students is a student drop-in center, which will refer women to pregnancy counseling and contraceptive clinics. ‘We’re still human beings here, and we feel very much opposed to this being the Catholic institution that it is,’ Fuller said.”

Where are they now?
Tamara Wieder is managing editor of Stuff at Night and food editor at the Boston Phoenix. Mark Jurkowitz is associate director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism in Washington, DC. The late Gary Provost is the author of Make Your Words Work. Doug Simmons is the former managing editor of the Village Voice. David Moran is a contributing writer for several audio magazines, and a technical editor at a software company in Cambridge.

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