Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) urged the University to “break up” with fossil fuels in a Valentine’s Day–inspired divestment protest on Thursday and Friday.
Boston College held an opening ceremony for Pine Tree Preserve, the recently renovated park located between campus and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, on Wednesday.
“Since last year’s presidential election, it has become even more difficult to have respectful dialogue about such issues as immigration, race, sexuality, free speech, and religious beliefs,” Leahy said.
“To our graduates I say: please accept the sacred invitation to live in the light of service,” said U.S. Senator Bob Casey.
“Unless you are one of the few freshmen he advises, or a member of a favored student group, it is likely that you have not had much interaction with our University’s president.”
“Leahy’s work toward building the University has been invaluable, but that long-term building has neglected the short-term needs of students.”