‘Eagle-Eyed’: Boston’s ‘Free Speech Rally’ and BC’s DSA

For the first episode of Eagle-Eyed, we took a look back at one of the most significant events in Boston this summer: the ‘Free Speech Rally.’



On this episode…

  • A look at Boston’s ‘Free Speech Rally,’ which drew tens of thousands of counter-protesters in a march to ‘Fight Supremacy!’ What it was like to be part of the crowd at the Common.
  • Josh Behrens, a Boston College student who helped organize a group to attend the march, describes his experience of the day, and the Democratic Socialists of America club he has been growing at BC.
  • Boston College’s effort to prevent the Grad Students Union from holding its scheduled election in mid-September.
  • And ResLife permits Christmas spirit back into on-campus dorms year-round.

Some additional background reading…

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