In Response To: “Class Of 2025 Inattentive At Annual Convocation”
Opinions, Letters To The Editor

In Response To: “Class Of 2025 Inattentive At Annual Convocation”

To the Editor: We, students in Professor Sue Roberts’ fall Courage to Know class, are writing to challenge the Sept. 10 Heights article “Class of 2025 Inattentive at Annual Convocation” that described the freshmen at this year’s freshman convocation as “a sea…that spoke over [convocation speaker Sherry Turkle], looked at their phones, and trickled out…

Leahy’s Leadership Is Not Jesuit: In Response to: “Complaints About Boston College Priest”
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Leahy’s Leadership Is Not Jesuit: In Response to: “Complaints About Boston College Priest”

During his tenure at Boston College, University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., has made a big deal out of living one’s life in accordance with Jesuit values.  Shortly after becoming president in the fall of 1996, Leahy supported BC’s decision not to recognize the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community (LGBC) student group, saying that…

In Response To: “‘Why Is It Only Our Floor?…Why Us?:’ Multicultural Learning Floor Vandalized Saturday Morning”
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In Response To: “‘Why Is It Only Our Floor?…Why Us?:’ Multicultural Learning Floor Vandalized Saturday Morning”

On February 2, The Heights reported on an incident of vandalism in the Boston College residence hall of CLXF on the third floor of Xavier. According to Heights reporting, door decorations were torn off, doors were knocked on, and trash bins were knocked over. This incident occurred on a Saturday night.  What I take issue…

In Response To: “Faculty Consider Advisory Board for Koch Program”
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In Response To: “Faculty Consider Advisory Board for Koch Program”

On Nov. 18,  The Heights reported on the potential creation of an advisory board to oversee new political science program(s) funded by the Koch Foundation. In reading the article, I was disappointed by the proposed advisory structure, especially considering that it is in an area that so explicitly impacts the Boston College educational experience.  While…

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