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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…

BC Hesitant About Fossil Fuel Divestment
News, Top Story, Administration

BC Hesitant About Fossil Fuel Divestment

After a non-binding referendum on the Undergraduate of Government of Boston College elections ballot asking if BC should withhold investments from the fossil fuel industry received 2,005 “yes” votes and 374 “no’s,” University Spokesman Jack Dunn said the school’s stance on divestment has not changed.