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LETTER: Response to Teach for America editorial

As an alum of both Boston University College of Communication 2003 and Teach For America D.C. 2004, Thursday’s editorial “To Teach For America or Not to Teach For America” caught my eye. The piece critiques the program that led me to a career in education — one that started at COM, carried me to sixty […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The International Monetary Fund

While approving assistance to Ukraine last week, Senate Democrats tried and failed to include an agreement to changes in the International Monetary Fund. Adding unrelated “riders” to legislation is not always the best practice, but in this instance it reflects the United States’ embarrassing inability to agree to these crucial reforms. The IMF promotes international […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An alumnus’ plea to save BU Wrestling

I am writing this letter to thank The Daily Free Press and the student body for their support of the wrestling program in our time of need, and also to outline why we need your continued support. It is becoming increasingly difficult for the university’s administration to mount a compelling defense of their decision to […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Recommendations made to achieve green goals in Boston

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  Green goals in Boston   As a Boston University student, it was commonplace for me to see recycling bins alongside trash bins around campus. To my surprise, this is not the case around the rest of Boston, as only 18 percent of the city’s waste ends up recycled. This is not […]

LETTER: On Obamacare

I voted for Barack Obama in 2008 because he promised to sign a universal health care law. This aligned with my ambitions to become a doctor who treats patients based on their medical need, not their ability to pay. Finally, the time had come for us to fix our inequitable system and offer our citizens […]