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LTE: Campus School Parents Say Thank You

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 Now that BC has made the decision to keep the Campus School on campus, it’s time for us, as parents of a Campus School student, to acknowledge that decision and express our appreciation. I know we speak for all the Campus School families when we say thank you. We cannot tell you how much this means to us.

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LTE: BC Made Right Decision On Campus School

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The Campus School Volunteers would like to take this opportunity to thank Father Leahy and his administration for hearing the students, parents, faculty, and volunteers of the Campus School, and offering us the chance to not only keep it at Boston College but also strengthen it into the best program possible.

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LTE: BC Should Improve Handicap Access On Campus

The mission of the Disability Services Office says, “that students with disabilities [will] receive support services and accommodations that permit equal access to all Boston College programs and the opportunity to realize their potential and develop effective self-advocacy skills.” I just wish they would stick to that.

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LTE: Socio-Economic Diversity And The FAFSA

The controversy surrounding previously unclear FAFSA policies touches a nerve on the Heights. Regardless of the reasons behind the oversight, which may have made the financial aid process more difficult for some students, it is a poor reflection on BC and was rightly corrected as soon as possible. The deeper questions about socio-economic diversity at BC that this incident has raised remain unresolved.

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LTE: BC Fossil Free Should Rethink Strategy

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I respectfully disagree with the approach and message of BC Fossil Free. It may be cool to be green, and there are legitimate arguments to be made for sustainability. Divesting from the Boston College endowment fossil-fuel related assets, however, deserves further scrutiny and a willingness to debate openly its merits.

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LTE: Criticism Of Leahy Is Unwarranted

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I read Adam DeMuro’s letter [Heights, Jan. 30] with a combination of surprise and disappointment. Some of his barbs, especially those directed at the way Jack Dunn has publicly expressed himself concerning the future of the Campus School, seem (to me, anyway) to have found their target with devastating accuracy.  But I also know Fr. Bill Leahy. To borrow Adam’s use of caps: Fr. Leahy is NOT the sort of person who would lie about something like that.

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LTE: Three Trends That UGBC Policy Leaders Must Address

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There is a gripping election in the works on the Heights. [The teams] should be paying close attention to three trends that will shape both the immediate and long-term prospects of this University. The hybridization of the sciences and humanities, the diversification of the student body, and the execution of the [Institutional] Master Plan will affect every Boston College student and Eagles to come.

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