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I Wrote to Fr. Boroughs About His Violation of Holy Cross Policies

Dear Fr. Boroughs, College of the Holy Cross written policy states that peaceful protests should not be interfered with. College officials described my protests — the Vigil for Justice and the hunger strike — as peaceful.  They said so publicly, … Continue reading

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Today, 383 days Since Holy Cross Agreed to Settlement Talks

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Day 35 of the Hunger Strike for Justice; 376 days since Holy Cross agreed to settlement talks

The Holy Cross student newspaper had an article about the Hunger Strike for Justice and hate speech by some students.   http://www.thehccrusader.com/news/hc-alum-claims-that-recent-hate-speech-escalates-1.3037149#.UYWMP47N3-X I’ve posted a few comments at the Crusader website.   Today I wrote about the acts of penance I requested … Continue reading

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Art

About a third or more way into the Hunger Strike for Justice at the College of the Holy Cross, the college president Philip Boroughs went to the Worcester Art Museum with a group of students from Holy Cross.    Google it … Continue reading

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End of Week 12; 508 weeks to go!

I’ve been at Holy Cross for 12 weeks now — the first 7.5 weeks on a vigil for justice and the last 4.5 weeks with a hunger strike, when the college responded to hate speech by students but still ignored … Continue reading

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Day 32 of the Hunger Strike for Justice, 373 days since Holy Cross agreed to settlement talks

Guantanamo has been on my mind,  with over a hundred men on a hunger strike.  The Irish hunger strikers in the last century — I hear them too.   A friend reminded me about Gandhi, even though I know I am … Continue reading

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Progress — and I like how it happened

So, weeks ago I had a meeting with the Public Safety people and told them about four incidents of hate speech I remembered because the incidents kept repeating.   When my reason for being on the Hunger Strike for Justice is … Continue reading

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