The American economy has come to a point of no return as a result of high government spending—and there is no way to fix it, according to Christopher McHugh.
When my tour guide said that Boston College is “only as Catholic as you make it,” they may have been reflecting a true reality for many students. As a Jew and a member of the LGBTQ+ community, it has not always been true for me. When I first learned that BC refused the creation of a student funded LGBTQ+ resource center on the grounds that doing so would compromise the University’s “Catholic values,” I was astonished.
The May 7 protest on the Quad centered around student speeches and came after an off-campus protest advertised—but not officially hosted, according to club leaders—by CJBC, was canceled on May 3.
In a lecture that came just two weeks after the Vatican released a statement saying the church does not have the power to bless same-sex unions, Arkes—who said he has “friends who are gay who are reserved about same-sex marriage”—argued that natural law only permits marriages between men and women.
Students talked about the presidential nominees and a variety of other issues, including global warming, LGBTQ rights, and ISIS.
BC Republicans will host a debate about free speech and self-censorship on April 5 at 7 p.m. in Higgins 310.