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Editorials

Campus Voice Ought To Connect UGBC, Students

By: The Heights Editorial Board

UGBC relaunched Campus Voice, a website that provides a forum for students to create and support initiatives meant to improve the BC community, this week. his or her particular issue’s status through emails from UGBCWhile the site’s goals-including increased transparency, accountability, and dialogue between UGBC and the student body-are well intentioned, the execution of the site launch has been flawed so far.

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Op-Ed

Read, Repeat

By: Victoria Mariconti

You must work for this one. “It’s said that some time ago, a Columbia University instructor used to ask a harsh two-part question. One: ‘What book did you most dislike in the course?’ Two: ‘What intellectual or categorical flaws in you does that dislike point to?'”

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Op-Ed

Losing My Religion

By: Stephen Sikora

While I had doubts about the existence of God before entering college, I considered myself a Christian and checked off the Protestant Methodist box on my application. Still, I had some apprehension in attending Boston College-a religious, Jesuit, Catholic institution. So, it came much to my surprise that nearly as soon as I stepped on campus, my faith in Christianity and God started to wane.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BC Should Stand Up For Children In Judicial Process

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After graduation I joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and I remain in the program today in my second year. After deciding to stay with JVC for a second year, I moved to Washington, D.C., where I work now for an organization called The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. The Campaign works on behalf some of the most “othered” individuals of our society. We are the national campaign working to end the practice of sentencing children to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BC Students For Justice In Palestine Supports Northeastern University Counterpart

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On March 7, the administration of Northeastern University responded to student activists from Students for Justice in Palestine distributing mock eviction notices in dormitories by suspending the student organization and charged two members of the organization with “endangering behavior.” This reaction is embarrassing on the part of Northeastern University.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BC Should Be More Transparent With Endowment

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As an alumnus of Boston College, this is the time of year which I am again reminded of BC’s fundraising efforts in the form of the twice weekly calls from well-meaning undergraduates who solicit donations. Again, I am reminded that since I graduated in the early ’80s I have not given one nickel to BC.

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Editorials

Athletics’ Indecision Hurts BC Basketball

By: The Heights Editorial Board

Donahue was told last Thursday that he would return next year, according to Sports Illustrated, but as of press time there has still been no word from the athletic department about the coach’s status. Although it is debatable whether Donahue deserves to keep his job next season, there is no denying that BC has handled the days since the basketball team’s season-ending loss last Wednesday very sloppily.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BCSSH shortens name to SSH

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In case a five-letter acronym is too long and unwieldy to use casually in conversation, the student organization formerly known as BCSSH has changed its name to Students for Sexual Health (SSH) as we move forward in promoting sexual health awareness and resources on Boston College’s campus and beyond.

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