December 12, 2008
Boston College to Stop Giving Freshmen E-Mail Accounts
Students once viewed college e-mail accounts as a perk of campus life. Now some see the accounts as a hassle — another digital mailbox they have to check. After all, today's students already have well-established digital identities before they arrive on campus.
So Boston College has decided to stop offering full e-mail accounts to incoming students next fall. Instead of a standard college e-mail account, next year's freshmen will be offered an e-mail-forwarding service that