Letters To The Editor

In Response to: “To Compete with Top-Ranking Institutions, BC Should Take Koch Foundation’s Funding”
Opinions, Letters To The Editor

In Response to: “To Compete with Top-Ranking Institutions, BC Should Take Koch Foundation’s Funding”

We live in an era of outsize influence of the ultra-wealthy in our institutions. Lobbying has never been so profitable and so widely used. A single large donation to a politician’s campaign often is enough to make said politician make a 180-degree turn on a policy issue. Our regulatory agencies have been captured and regularly…

Letter to the Editor: In Response to “Boston College Republicans to Host Speaker With History of Islamophobic Comments”
Opinions, Letters To The Editor

Letter to the Editor: In Response to “Boston College Republicans to Host Speaker With History of Islamophobic Comments”

On Nov. 5, Boston College Republicans brought Andrew Klavan, a prominent journalist, to our campus as a speaker on the topic “The Art of Being Free.”  The AHANA+ Leadership Council believes many clubs and organizations bring speakers to our campus on a regular basis to express different points of view that enrich our community. We welcome…

LTE: In Response to “Leahy Addresses Faculty at Convocation”
Opinions, Letters To The Editor

LTE: In Response to “Leahy Addresses Faculty at Convocation”

We, the members of Climate Justice at Boston College, read the August 29 article about Fr. Leahy’s convocation address with hope. We applaud Fr. Leahy’s stated commitment to BC’s “long-standing Jesuit Catholic heritage” and to meeting global challenges that Catholic universities, as Fr. Leahy notes, are uniquely positioned to help confront. Yet we also recognize…

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