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View from the Voice: Don’t start what you can’t finish

March 22, 2019

The light street pedestrian bridge has been an eyesore for passersby since the mid-point of the fall semester. It has not only been an eyesore for some, but the culmination of lack of follow-through from the university.A bridge near the entrance of the Honeysuckle Apartments complex has been on the docket ...

Why we should trash our use of Styrofoam

Lauren Young Op, Ed Columnist

March 1, 2019

Styrofoam: an epidemic even worse than plastic. Styrofoam is used for so many everyday functions such as take-out containers, boxes, cups, and packing material in packages.Styrofoam never breaks down and is not recyclable. It can however break into small pieces that are small enough to choke animals should...

View from the voice: We’re living in the era of outrage

March 1, 2019

When news broke that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett had been brutally assaulted by two noose-carrying men in Chicago, condemnations and commentaries poured in from every corner of the nation. It was a narrative we all expected was true: a pair of racist aggressors, spurred on by President Trump...

Chick-fil-a or nay?

Kristin Boyles, Op Ed Columnist

March 1, 2019

As far as I can tell, Chick-fil-a is a campus hotspot, despite all that we know about the company’s background. Does the fact that so many young people frequent this establishment make them bad people, even if they know and disagree with what some of the heads of the company stand for?Realistically, ...

Last Word: A green planet will cost some green

Taylor Baker, BU Democrats

March 1, 2019

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.” -Alanis ObomsawinIt is my firm belief that no other quotation, sentence...

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