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The letter of the law: Why we shouldn’t use literature to fuel political agendas

Gabriel Miller, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

I hate it when people misread older books and documents to mean whatever they want it to mean. Timeless pieces of art are reduced to whatever interests the reader at the expense of what the author is actually saying. Charles Di...

Get the facts on feminism

Kristin Boyles Op, Ed Columnist

March 22, 2019

Since it is Women’s History Month, it is only necessary we talk about the absolute taboos of what it means to be a woman in American society. From the feminist movement to #MeToo to International Women’s Day – among other...

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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