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Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor: Ramping up the campus bicycle parking policy

BY RYAN BARTHOLOMEW

Students that park their bicycles on accessible ramps are not doing so maliciously. Rather, they just aren’t putting themselves in the shoes of the students that necessitate the use of these accessible ramps.

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Letter to the Editor: In response to 'Prioritizing minors' health'

BY TIFFANY J. HUANG

The recent editorial, “Prioritizing minors’ health,” takes a wrongheaded approach to uncertainty in public health research. While it correctly acknowledges that more research is needed on the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes, it wrongly asserts that e-cigarettes can end dependence on tobacco.

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Letter to the editor: Creating confidence

BY BRYSON NITTA

I agree with Mr. Brennan that the code must be reformed. But I hope that he will also agree that while no election is perfect, this year’s election is a step forward in creating confidence in CSG elections.

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Letter to the Editor: CSG's mature leadership

BY MICHAEL BRENNER

In the real world, representatives are not required to take up every issue citizens wish to be placed on the agenda. That is particularly true when, as with divestment, student government has little power, and empty resolutions of support can only lead to further societal polarization.

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Letter to the Editor: CSG acted cowardly in reaction to BDS

BY BRIAN JOHNIDES

The CSG’s relinquishment of its duties, thinly veiled as a decision, and its subsequent indefinite shelving of the divestment issue, is ludicrous. But worst of all, it is completely insulting to the students for whom it exists to represent.

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Letter to the Editor: E-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco product

BY CLIFFORD DOUGLAS

Michigan should not follow the example of other states whose e-cigarette laws have been written by Big Tobacco. It should stand up for public health and enact stronger laws that effectively regulate e-cigarettes for health and safety.

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Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Leaving the savior mentality behind’

BY ADITYA VEDAPUDI

It’s difficult to improve a community in a week, you’re right, but meeting key social needs is nothing to sneeze at. From packing and delivering meals to AIDS victims, to spending a couple hours tutoring a kid after school, ASB participants complete simple, practical projects.

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Letter to the editor: Serving for AmeriCorp

BY MARIAH VAN ERMEN

I hope that while soon-to-be graduates look ahead to their careers, they take into account their desires of impact and how their professions may contribute positively to the greater good.

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Letter to the editor: The expanding infuence of the Athletic Department

BY JAKE PROSYNIUK

The circumstances surrounding the University’s response (or rather, the lack thereof) to the reported assault point to a growing disconnect between the interests of students and those of the school, which has been veiled with boisterous displays of supposed focus on students (see: Victors for Michigan).

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Letter to the editor: Farewell, Dingell

BY STEVE ZOSKI

There was a genuine passion for progress in Mr. Dingell's eyes, and the 85-year-old had the same fiery look you might see on an idealistic, politically active college student who truly believes they can somehow change their world.

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