Category: Letters from the Editor

Letters from the Editor: Food insecurity

Letters from the Editor: Food insecurity

“I’ve failed as a parent” was my first thought when I forgot my puppy’s food and water bowls at home a week ago. It’s kind of a ridiculous sentiment; a dog is by no...

Letters from the Editor: When good men do nothing

Letters from the Editor: When good men do nothing

What does “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month” mean to you? To me, it means my dad, and before anyone can succumb to preconceived notions, I’d like to share a personal story. My dad once...

Letters from the Editor: Coping mechanisms

Letters from the Editor: Coping mechanisms

The problem with grief is that everyone copes differently; shoving your nose into someone else’s grief will likely do more harm than good. I sat at my computer all week trying to come up...

Letters from the Editor: The right to privacy

Letters from the Editor: The right to privacy

I did the Haven/AlcoholEdu training course last week, which took about two hours and left me significantly drained. Upon reflecting on this course, I’m not just tired, I’m angry. Our university is in serious...

Letters from the Editor: Objectivity in practice

Letters from the Editor: Objectivity in practice

I strive to let the newsroom be a place for polite discourse. I maintain that all debates should be kept courteous and open to disagreement from any party. This is an exercise in objectivity....

Letters from the Editor: Let the buyer beware

Letters from the Editor: Let the buyer beware

I started this semester with $10 in my bank account after paying for tuition, notebooks, and writing utensils. I’m sure there are people in similar situations, but that was the worst bout of financial...

Letters from the Editor: Trust

Letters from the Editor: Trust

As I sit at my computer today, my social media feeds are blowing up with notifications over our Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos possibly altering Title IX guidelines. Title IX, a section of federal...

Letters from the Editor: Every dog

Letters from the Editor: Every dog

Over the summer, I adopted a puppy—a scrawny, puffy little thing with a perpetually turned up tail. Luna, by our whole family’s judgement, is a very peculiar dog. She doesn’t run from thunder and...