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Julia Tier :
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Julia Tier is a senior at Fordham Universtity and an intern at BustedHalo.
May 10th, 2005

Do you think men in our society still have an advantage over women?…

February 10th, 2005

If you could visit Pope John Paul II in the hospital right now, what would you like to say to him?
We set out for Central Park on a slushy afternoon to ask people in New York City what message they would send to the ailing Pope if they had the opportunity. Many international tourists–in town to visit “The Gates” in Central Park–enthusiastically agreed to speak to us. Not so eager to answer, however, were the many Americans we approached. One of them even laughed and said “I’m not touching that one.”…

January 2nd, 2005

What do you think of the current steroid scandal? Does it reflect a cheater’s mentality in our society?…

December 13th, 2004

Christmas Questions on the streets of NYC…

November 20th, 2004

BustedHalo hits the streets of New York…

January 29th, 2004
How does the Church speak to the experience of younger Catholics?

After a long weekend of bars, booze, and boys, I make it a point to attend Sunday night Mass. As I repent for any sins I may have committed in spite of my good Catholic upbringing, I can’t help but notice the person in front of me is the same guy I saw cheating on his girlfriend the night before. And someone a few rows up looks exactly like the girl I saw pole dancing on the bar last week. In fact, the more I look around, the pews are filled with college co-eds living the same double life my friends and I have down to a science; faith-filled young Catholics in spirit, and sexually uninhibited college students by practice. At times, walking into mass on Sunday night does feel hypocritical. It is hard to reflect on the hedonistic…

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