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Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor: Energy reform is not a political matter

BY ANGELIKA KURTHEN

So no matter what part of the political landscape you fall on, it’s important to remember that this issue doesn’t have any political affiliations.

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Letter to the Editor: An apology on behalf of Michigan football

BY CHARLES ZHOU

I know you’re better than this, Michigan Football. On behalf of many, many Michigan fans, I apologize for the team's actions. It would be extremely disappointing if an apology from Coach Hoke does not follow soon.

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Letter to the Editor: It's time to step up

BY LYNN HALTON

As a society, we have become too complacent and do not step up to help others. When you see someone get hurt in front of you, why don’t you take action? I know it is scary to get involved, but someone’s life may be on the line, and you can make a difference.

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Letter to the Editor: Is common core the right direction for Michigan?

BY SUSAN TODD

Many believe the solution to education reform lies in the adoption of the Common Core Standards, but that may not be the best solution for Michigan

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Letter to the Editor: The price of integrity?

BY IMRAN MOHAMEDSHA

To what extent will the University honor our donors? Will we stop at naming rights, or will we undergo self-censorship in order not to offend the “donors”, who might pull the plug?

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Letters to the editor: Alumni response to Shane Morris incident

BY MICHIGAN ALUMNI

University alumni react to the handling of sophomore quarterback Shane Morris' helmet-to-helmet hit in Saturday's game against Minnesota.

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Letter to the editor: Standing together

BY ARI SCHOENBURG AND MAX LEDERSNAIDER

In November 2012, we, J Street, stood on the Diag and held a vigil. Recent violence in Israel and Gaza left us feeling saddened and frustrated. Palestinians and Israelis were dying, and we mourned. We held up flags, we lit candles and we commemorated the lives lost and the families torn apart.

After a resurgence of violence this summer, we remain frustrated. With heavy hearts and determined minds, we are once more hosting a vigil on the Diag this Monday at 9 p.m.

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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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