Letters to the editor
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
BY ERIN KWEDERIS
The response has underscored the support for sexual assault survivors on this campus, but the University’s support is less clear. Without more explanation for the University’s four-year timeline, it seems reasonable to ask: what message does this send to women on campus?
Letters to the editor
Letters are usually less than 300 words and are edited for length, grammar, style, accuracy and clarity before publication. Letters from University students, faculty, staff and administrators will be given priority over others.
The Daily is always looking for students interested in writing, journalism, photography, multimedia, business or Web development to join its staff. Everyone is welcome.