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LETTER: Response to “Israel Peace Week” letter

Last week, Kristen Martin accused Israel Peace Week of trying to “distort the human rights violations committed by Israel daily.” First of all, get your facts straight. The first event this year was hosting “Heartbeat,” a band made of very talented Israeli and Palestinian musicians.Second, while I can’t comment specifically about the story on the […]

LETTER: Israel Peace Week

The ironically-termed “Israel Peace Week” will return to campus this week in a further attempt by Boston University Students for Israel (BUSI) to whitewash the continued and brutal occupation of Palestine.  This systematic campaign is conceptualized, pre-packaged, and dispersed to pro-Israel groups on campus annually by propaganda outlets such as Stand With Us and Hasbara […]

LETTER: Space Program Initiatives

As a member of the Boston University chapters of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, it was with great joy that I read the Tuesday, February 19th Editorial, “Asteroid hit should be taken as warning.” While Friday’s meteorite actually hit about 1500 kilometers from Moscow, […]

LETTER: Response to commentary on Pope’s resignation

 On Feb. 12, an opinion piece entitled, “Retired Pope, Brighter Future” addressed the resignation of His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI and the future of the Catholic Church. As a practicing Catholic student at the University, I wish to respond and offer different conclusions about the recent developments. While the editors identified some misconceptions, they managed to create […]

LETTER: The Middle East: An Unstable Region

In recent years the Middle East has gone through multiple transitions, revolutions and upheavals. As the dust begins to settle in some countries and storms begin to brew in others, it is vital that we grasp what is happening in the region. In Syria, a civil war rages on. 40,000 to 60,000 casualties have already […]