Even if the reader can relate to the frustrations expressed in The Daily Free Press’s budget editorial (“Budget bullet: un-bitten,” Feb. 3, p. 6), he or she is unsure of who or what to be angry at. The editorial admits “no one person’s voice, no one act. . .can single-handedly heal the financial hurt,” but later refers to President Barack Obama’s “insincere and untimely urging” and says that he needs to “address the country with a unifying goal: get out of this mess.”
When Nonie Darwish spoke about human rights in the Middle East at the Boston University Hillel House, she conflated the long-standing political issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Islamic legal and religious reform.
When I left my Evangelical-dominated, Fox News-loving, suburban town of Temecula, Calif., I thought I was leaving behind the close minded attitudes many of my fellow Temeculans held toward other religions – particularly Islam. Nonie Darwish’s lecture on the Middle East proved me wrong.
Thank you for your interest in the opinion survey sent to students by the offices of Enrollment and Student Affairs, and reported on in The Daily Free Press article, ‘BU may combine 5 admin. Offices,’ published on Dec. 1.