It seems as though Alexander Marra is the type to enjoy a great reaction, whether good or bad, and is going to look at the list of complaints about his article (“‘No (meat) soup for you’,” Feb. 20) and smile, but I feel I have to state my opinion anyway. Food Not Bombs is an anti-war organization that uses cooking and eating soup on Sunday afternoons as an activity during which people discuss our nation’s foreign policy.
Tickets to War
No, it’s not your imagination. VCU hired more than 60 new faculty members for this academic year, while it lost $77 million in state support because of the state’s budget crisis. So during such a budget crisis, how could VCU afford to hire new faculty members?