The Daily Eastern News

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017


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A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest terms possible any proposal to eliminate major programs in Africana studies and philosophy at Easte...

Letter to the Editor: Commit to paper, thought

Leonidas Miller

September 9, 2016


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Dear Editor: Alex Bonnott did well to point out that "going paperless has its downsides, too." Being totally paperless makes possible that I do "not even have to leave my bed," because I have "no need to go to class at all." What kind of education is happening when the students and their teacher fail...

Letter to the Editor: Don’t begrudgingly vote Clinton

Jonathan M. Williams

September 9, 2016


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Throughout this campaign, we have all heard many reasons why we should not elect Donald Trump as our next president. Although, despite the intense anxiety the word “Trump” generates, the feeling on campus appears to be that students will hold their noses and choose Hillary Clinton as the lesser...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality not a viable stance on Ferguson

September 4, 2014


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I’m writing today in response to a Letter to the Editor published on September 1 entitled “In Ferguson, we are all ignorant to the facts.” To the author, you attribute your silence on Ferguson to a lack of knowledge while admitting that this is an issue that affects your life, but if you reall...

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