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In Response To: “Class Of 2025 Inattentive At Annual Convocation”
Opinions, Letters To The Editor

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…

Leahy Addresses BC Community at Annual Convocation
News

Leahy Addresses BC Community at Annual Convocation

University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. discussed the pressures that Boston College faces in the modern day, including an increasingly secular society and struggles within the Catholic Church, at BC’s 2021 University Convocation, according to University communications.

Springsteen Speaks at First-Year Convocation
News, On Campus, Top Story

Springsteen Speaks at First-Year Convocation

The annual freshmen parade down Linden Lane to Alumni Stadium for freshman convocation was missing this year, as members of the Class of 2024 remained in their dorm rooms and were addressed by keynote speaker Bruce Springsteen over Zoom.  The award-winning musician spoke to Boston College freshmen remotely from a music studio, and encouraged the…

At University Convocation, Leahy Commits to “Similar Response” to Renewed Abuse Allegations in the Church
News, Top Story, Administration

At University Convocation, Leahy Commits to “Similar Response” to Renewed Abuse Allegations in the Church

University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. spoke to Boston College’s faculty and staff Wednesday as part of University Convocation. In his speech, Leahy shared his thoughts on the University’s place in the world, and commented more specifically on the renewed revelations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Leahy committed to formulating a response…

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