As I perused through Star Market, I came across the holiday-themed aisle, which all grocery stores tout prematurely at every monetarily advantageous occasion. At this time of year, the aisle is crammed with pink and red hearts and weary-looking stuffed bears.
Religion and science have a reputation for conflict. Religious institutions have long viewed scientific observation and discovery as threats to their authority, and the scientific community has long portrayed religious belief as naive because of its lack of empirical evidence.
Peace and Christmas have long been inextricably linked. One of the most famous examples of this is the Christmas truce during World War I, in which British and German troops began a ceasefire on Christmas Eve.
After months of late-night exam cramming and essay writing, the last week of classes is here. While saying goodbye to our favorite professors is bittersweet, we are all ready to leave behind the surface-level small talk with classmates and hurried walks to 9 a.m. classes, if only for a month.
Is BC, a university where Connors earned an honorary doctorate and previously served as chairman of the Board of Trustees, setting an example of inclusivity for the Catholic Church, especially with regard to gender equality?
While I agree with the intentions of the environmental movement, I think our generation’s fear of climate change is overly pessimistic and lacks positive foresight.