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…

Letter to the Editor: In Response to: “Koch Foundation Offers Funding for Political Science”
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Letter to the Editor: In Response to: “Koch Foundation Offers Funding for Political Science”

When The Heights reported news of the Boston College political science department receiving funding from the Koch Foundation, the reaction was unsurprising. Yet, I question those who express concern that this proposal will compromise BC’s Jesuit mission and values, and academic freedom. Those in the opposition have pointed to George Mason University as a bad…

Letter to the Editor: In Response to “BC Republicans’ Choice to Invite Klavan Unproductive, Needlessly Divisive”
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Letter to the Editor: In Response to “BC Republicans’ Choice to Invite Klavan Unproductive, Needlessly Divisive”

Throughout my four years at Boston College, The Heights alternated from being vaguely, if superciliously, tolerant of those critical of its left-wing editorial stance—to being unduly belligerent of anyone anywhere to the right of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—to (at least once, to me) being kindly apologetic for having droned out centrist and center-right voices during its belligerent…

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