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Disciplinary Action for Condom Distribution: BC Puts Catholic Values Above Students' Needs

(13) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 10:34 AM

Boston College has threatened to take disciplinary action against the student group Boston College Students for Sexual Health (BCSSH) for establishing "Safe Sites" across their campus that provide condoms, lubricant, and information on sexual health and consent to students. The administration's argument is that condom distribution...

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From Youth Bulge to Youth-Led: Finding a Space for Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 7:55 PM

While we are still a few years away from the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, the process of framing the post-2015 development agenda is already well under way. The UN Secretary-General has appointed a High Level Panel (HLP), made up of

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Hope for BC at BC?

(28) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 12:53 PM

When I went to college, I chose a highly regarded university with a strong tradition as a Jesuit institution. I was pleased with my undergraduate education at Boston College, but I still lament that my alma mater denies students access to contraceptive services through its health system.

As a...

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Notre Dame Should Applaud Obama's Choice

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2009 | 10:54 AM

A current uproar at Notre Dame University shows that President Obama, usually greeted by adoring crowds, seems to be losing some of his rock star status--and for all the wrong reasons. This Sunday, President Obama is slated to give the commencement speech at Notre Dame's graduation ceremony. Some have protested...

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Yes, College Students Have Sex. So Why Deny Them Information?

(8) Comments | Posted March 9, 2009 | 6:20 PM

When I decided to attend Boston College, a private Jesuit university, I didn't think to ask whether they provided comprehensive health care for women. But as I soon learned, Boston College's reproductive health services fell far short of those typically offered on secular or some other religiously affiliated college campuses...

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