Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: An alum’s plea: Student Life needs to change

Bertlesman argues that “Student Life no longer has any reporting or investigating to offer. It never calls for comment beyond the standard statement. It never investigates further when there is clearly smoke in the air.”

| Class of 2019 and J.D. Class of 2022

Letter to the Editor

I chose the fraternity that was the best fit for me, and it was among the best decisions that I made at Wash. U.

Jeremy Raphael | Class of 2002

Letter to the Editor

Like many that believe capitalism inherently leads to wealth inequities, I would suggest that she is confusing capitalism with greed. It’s human nature to want more for yourself and your family.

| Olin Business BSBA Class of 1982, MBA Class of 1983

Letter to the Editor

The purpose of education is
not to confirm or “validate” your “identity” or feelings—you could do
that at home. It is to expose you to the broad range of human thought, to show you how different people and cultures have approached the fundamental questions of existence.

Jonathan Katz | Professor of Physics

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Hundreds of printed newspapers languish on racks across campus, never touched.

Fadel Alkilani | Class of 2022

Letter to the Editor

When I finally came to, however, I realized what a clever piece of work it actually was.

Sarah Freymiller | Masters of Social Work Candidate

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Intolerance is corrosive; it dehumanizes and breeds an atmosphere of fear and hatred.

David Schwartzman | Graduate Student in Business

Letter to the editor

It is absolutely fine to have strong political beliefs and to express why you believe them to be true. However, if you value productive discussions, you shouldn’t declare your opposition and their ideas to be simply not welcome. That is straightforwardly non-conducive to holding any meaningful dialogue.

Walter Treat | Class of 2022

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We must be open to the other side, to the possibility that we are wrong; we must be open to work together to find the truth and to solve problems together; only then will we see and progress.

Jack Pruett | Class of 2021

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I find the latest column appalling. Not only is it incredibly self-serving and presumptuous, but it’s also hypocritical and completely out of touch with the political reality in this country. It equates all conservatism with bigotry and likens the legitimacy of conservative political ideals to alchemy.

Ariel Vasser | Class of 2019

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