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Letters To The Editor


News

LETTER: Alumni responsibility

The continuance of the system is important to not only undergraduates but also to the alumni who became members as undergraduates and developed friendships during their years at the University which remain important to many.


Opinion

LETTER: No spotlighting or dimming

To the Editor: The March 6, 2014 article in The Cavalier Daily regarding the percentage of Honor offense reports filed against minority students sets forth a view by the Honor Committee Chair as follows: “Speaking to the possible causes of higher reporting against minorities, Berhle pinpointed three distinct problems: a lack of understanding among international students, spotlighting of minority offenses and dimming of offenses committed by white students.” The Chairman’s comment regarding “spotlighting” and “dimming” is at best a disingenuous assessment of the cause of the problem.


Opinion

LETTER: Start asking women

Many times I have kept my mouth shut, not because I “shy away” or because I am not knowledgeable, but because I know the man talking would not respect my opinion regardless.


News

LETTER: William & Mary's new curriculum explained

Dear Editor, We read the February 17 editorial “Don’t discredit APs” and want to clarify how AP and IB credits will work under William & Mary’s new general education curriculum, also called the College Curriculum (COLL). First, it is important to note that students with acceptable AP and IB credits will still be able to use those same credits toward their requirements to graduate.


Opinion

Caring Americans

In response to Ashley Spink’s column, “Loaded arguments,” (Jan. 14) I would like to point out that her arguments, though well-written, are incomplete.


Opinion

Short leash on athletics

“Teresa Sullivan, please put Mr. Littlepage on notice that the clock is ticking and the leash is very short.”


Opinion

Calling all alumni

“[C]oncerned Virginians should ask their representatives in the General Assembly to withhold approval of Helen Dragas’s nomination for a second term”


Opinion

Written by the victors

Speaking on the University’s history of discrimination, a professor’s “approach was far from the solemn tribute one would expect for such a delicate subject.”