Letter to the Editor

September 13, 2018

Letters to the Editor Do you have a comment you would like to express? Submit your letter to the editor and let your voice be heard. Please include you name, major and year in school (if applicable). Priority will be given to VCU students and faculty who focus in issues Read More

LTE: TPUSA makes me worry for academic integrity in campus politics

April 25, 2018

Dear editor, The internationally renowned and undeniably powerful youth-based conservative political organization known as Turning Point USA has made headlines for a myriad of reasons. As students, we are likely familiar with them as an organization or through those we know who are members. Whether it be collective activity or Read More

LTE: The Myanmar/Rohingya Muslim crisis

April 9, 2018

Dear editor, Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been in the process of what some view as ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim population from the Rakhine State. Extensive murders, rapes and arsons have taken place between the two groups, leaving the minority population with little hope to survive if Read More

LTE: Transracial people exist, I know because I am one

April 8, 2018

The term “transracial” came into debate in 2015 when Rachel Dolezal, a civil rights activist and former member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), was exposed as a caucasian woman who benefited by claiming she was African-American. She later labeled herself “trans-black.” This sparked a Read More

LTE: The rise of populism

March 26, 2018

To the editor: Politics get more confusing every day with the distinction between the political left and right becoming less transparent. Some politicians have run away from the typical identification of being a Democrat or Republican and resorted to other tactics to employ their jurisdiction. The rise of leaders such Read More

LTE: VA residents: Climate change threatens us too

March 12, 2018

To the editor: We are all familiar with the global predictions concerning climate change: melting ice caps, rising seas and the mass movement of climate refugees. What many don’t realize, however, is how a warming world will affect their own backyard. While predictions vary, it appears unlikely that the global Read More

Letter to the editor

February 26, 2018

Dear Editor: I believe that most of us Americans have been victims of bullying and/or some form of abuse at some time in our lives. As a former counselor and therapist, I worked with and tried to help many victims of everyday bullying, as well as various other forms of Read More

LTE: Relax, the stock market (and you) will be just fine

February 12, 2018

To the editor: Last Monday, The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,175 points, the largest drop it’s ever experienced in a single day. The market dropped 666 points and 567 points on Friday and Tuesday that week respectively. But you still shouldn’t panic. Trump and the Republicans use stock market Read More

LTE: Republican tax cuts could hit college students hard

November 27, 2017

To the editor: Pres. Trump and Congressional Republicans are only a few steps away from achieving their long awaited goal of passing tax reform. While many opponents of tax reform cite potentially negative effects it could have for middle class incomes and blue state incomes, college students are another demographic Read More

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