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

Lela In Response To: “To Promote Dialogue, Student Organizations Should Not Invite Prejudiced Speakers”
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Lela In Response To: “To Promote Dialogue, Student Organizations Should Not Invite Prejudiced Speakers”

So, “Student organizations should not invite discriminatory speakers that ostracize members of the BC community and do not constructively participate in open debate.” I guess it’s okay to discriminate against so-called “discriminatory speakers.”   Heaven forbid that we have some differing views, like Republican or conservative views, on a school campus! No! Everybody must goose-steppingly conform…

Watts In Response To: “To Promote Dialogue, Student Organizations Should Not Invite Prejudiced Speakers”
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Watts In Response To: “To Promote Dialogue, Student Organizations Should Not Invite Prejudiced Speakers”

It is common sense that “To Promote Dialogue, Student Organizations Should Not Invite Prejudiced Speakers,” as The Heights’ Editorial Board wrote on May 3. Unfortunately, Boston College, including The Heights, needs to have a better understanding of what is appropriate and what is not. The Heights claims that Kristan Hawkins gave a “civil” “Lies Feminists…

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…

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