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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

September 11, 2006 Executive Editor 0

‘Coming out’ response

Thank you for putting this letter in the Times. It is so amazing the bravery of the student who wrote this. There are so many LGBTQ students here at VCU, and our story is rarely heard. Thank you for being a voice for diversity.

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From the president

September 11, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Safety: Recently there has been a lot of concern about students who have not been observing the crosswalk signals at intersections on campus. As a student who has been at VCU for five years now, I know what it means to roll out of bed late for class and to have to make it all the way across campus with two minutes until class starts.

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Opinion in Brief: All the new rage

September 7, 2006 Executive Editor 0

All the new rage

In the latest twist in the Bush administrations’ verbiage in the war on terror – or the war against radical extremists – a new term has emerged: Islamic fascism, sometimes referred to as “Islamofascism.”

The term has been seized upon by some as accurate, by others as unfair.

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Coming out: don’t be afraid

September 7, 2006 Executive Editor 0

My knees shaking and hands trembling, I walked out of the movie theater emotionally drained. I found myself with tunnel vision, walking briskly past the crowds out to my car. I inserted the key roughly fitting into the keyhole, turning the lock and opening my door.