The Cavalier Daily
Serving the University Community Since 1890

Letters To The Editor


News

Mishandling Hereford

As a resident, Hereford Student Senator, and RA in Hereford during my first three years at the University, I was not really surprised to read that Hereford might be changed to a first-year dorm.


News

Marriage rights

I have to wonder what Michelle Lamont means when she says that ?marriage was originally a Biblical tradition? (?Family matters,? Oct.


News

Abortion facts

I am writing in response to Katie McBeth?s article (?Bra-shopping for birth control,? Oct.


News

Every right to fear

Martin Michelot (?Socialist blues,? Oct. 27) fails to consider the reasons why many Americans dislike or are even fearful of socialism.


News

No thanks

I found it amazing that Savanna Rutherford actually had the audacity to defend the candidacies of Jim Gilmore and Virgil Goode (?Gilmore and Goode are proven,? Oct.


News

Reasonable expenditures

The Committees of Student Council would like to respond to Isaac Wood?s article ?Selfish spending? (Oct.


News

Mistaken support

It is disappointing that members of our community have signed a petition supporting Bill Ayers.


News

Socialist blues

I am an exchange student from Lyon, France, and I have always been interested in the politics of this great country.


News

Hip-hop politics

In light of the Jay-Z, T.I. show at JPJ Saturday evening, and the political rally those of us in attendance came to be unwittingly subjected to, I feel compelled to submit to the Charlottesville community a simple question: Why do we give entertainers the attention and glory needed to allow them to influence our forms of political self-expression and, as such, our political opinions?Watching thousands of members of the University community throw the finger up to an image of George W.


News

The good old parties

While listening to N.P.R. this morning I heard a report about drinking at U.Va.


News

Scrutinizing our leaders

In response to Michael Feuerstein?s article on Sen. Obama?s foreign policy (?Obama has judgment,? Oct.


News

Bring back the Old Blue Keg

Saturday?s epic football win over UNC reminded me that the two schools, involved in a far longer and greater rivalry than the one with that cow college down in Blacksburg, traditionally competed for a trophy known as The Old Blue Keg.


News

Affirmative action

I am responding to an article in The Cavalier Daily arguing against affirmative action by Annette Robertson (?Reverse discrimination,? Oct.


News

Poor ad policy

I am writing in response to the paid advertisement titled ?Stop the Jihad On Campus? which I came across in last Friday?s Cavalier Daily.


News

Worthy preservation

I am writing in response to Amelia Meyer?s column (?Pointless preservation,? Oct. 8). As the project manager for this past summer?s East Range dormitory renovation, I worked closely with Brian Hogg to develop the scope, schedule and budget for this project.


News

Positive changes

In her column (?Pointless preservation,? Oct. 8), Amelia Meyer refers to the restoration of the Lawn and Range rooms as ?pointless preservation.? Public and private institutions in possession of historic structures must make difficult choices about how to balance the demands of preservation with other objectives.


News

Racial pandering

I am writing in response to Brooke Howard?s piece (?Pride and assimilation,? Oct. 8). Howard falls into a trap of making specious claims about race and attempts to address the lack of black identity on Grounds as being a problem of ignorance and mass assimilation.


News

Historical significance

As a former University Guide, I feel I must respond to Amelia Meyer?s column (?Pointless preservation,? Oct.