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(From left to right: Chris Messenger (SURJ), Professor Tatiana Cruz, BC Senior Alex Kontopoulos, and Dr. Lyda Peters)
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Resistance Panel on Community Organizing for Racial Justice

Conversations on resistance in all shapes and forms is a fundamental part of education on social activism and understanding what’s happening in our country. It is the perfect time then for the Resistance Panel of Community Organizing, featuring four inspiring figures from the Boston College community and the Boston area, to […]

Three killed in LGBTQ arrests in Chechnya
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Three killed in LGBTQ arrests in Chechnya

Over the weekend, over one hundred LGBTQ people in the Russian state of Chechnya were arrested and imprisoned after the Chechen government imposed a crackdown on homosexuality. According to the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, an additional three people were killed in the raids. The response across the globe, particularly […]

Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?
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Science Is a Liar Sometimes: Is Earth Flat?

NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND—New Orleans faced more than spectacular dunks, barrages of three-pointers, and players’ underwhelming defense this latest NBA All-Star Weekend. Kyrie Irving, the starting point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, shook the (flat) Earth with his ground-breaking new theory: the Earth is flat. The former student athlete of the […]

Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies
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Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies

The center of the domestic policy conversation in the U.S. has been centered on one piece of legislation lately – The American Healthcare Act, or as some (like I) prefer to call it – RyanCare. The GOP’s first full attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act) is […]