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Letter to the Editor

After my group, Students for Free Thought, screened the documentary “Can We Take a Joke?” many seemed to get the wrong impression that members of the group only advocated for free speech because they wanted to say racial slurs and tell offensive jokes. This, however, is not the case. We advocate for free speech because

Letter to the editor: A drunk guy verbally assaulted me and somehow I was the one thrown out of the free speech event for speaking my mind

Last night, I went to a sloppy white supremacist propaganda screening veiled as a forum for ‘free speech and logical thought.’ As it was advertised, it became immediately clear that this was a hotbed for rape jokes, racial and gender slurs. Without any regard for content warnings, these white terrorists on training wheels began their

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor,   With reference to your editorial “Prioritize Student Housing” on Jan. 13, I thought it might be helpful to provide some background on the University’s work on student housing and the processes by which we plan for projects and allocate resources. You correctly note several improvements in student housing in recent years,

Letter to the Editor

To The Editor, As you are no doubt aware, the election of the next president and vice president of LUCC will occur this coming Tuesday. Having seen student interest in LUCC grow with its importance on campus, I believe this election presents us with the opportunity to place LUCC firmly on the path of realizing

Letter to the Editor: Paul Ellis

To The Editor, Hillary promises free college. Free college would cost taxpayers $350 billion over ten years and increase our national debt. Same scam as Obamacare. Hillary would give the federal government control over our higher education and ruin it too. Obama established federal government control over businesses, banks and investment firms through bailouts. Next

Letter to the Editor: Danny Davis

To The Editor, One of the strongest themes in this election cycle is the public outcry of injustice against our most vulnerable citizens, but I believe that in many ways, individuals of mental illness have been silent victims in this election cycle. The mental health of the major candidates running for office is frequently challenged.

Letter to the Editor: Alex Damisch

To the Editor,   As a senior who cares deeply about the future of the Conservatory, I would like to draw attention to the state of the Conservatory for 2016-2017. Many studios are expecting very few new students in the 2016 matriculating class. The Strings department—comprised of the Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass studios—is, all

Letter to the Editor: Morgan Edwards-Fligner

To the Editor,   I’d like to address The Lawrentian’s editorial from this past issue. Although I agree with some of the opinions discussed, others seemed to be poorly informed. I agree that the initial rejection of the Anchor Loft application seemed unjustified, and that this year’s process should have been more transparent. With regards

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