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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor: We need to acknowledge the blind spots in the abortion debate

BY CARLY MANES

We further contend that some of the rhetorical strategies deployed in the resources provided by The Planned Parenthood Project at yesterday’s demonstration illustrate blind spots in the contemporary abortion debate.

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Letter to the Editor: Nuclear energy is not the answer

BY JOHN RAMSBURGH

Simply put, the economics simply don’t support nuclear energy, despite efforts by those who back nuclear to load the policy dice.

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Letter to the Editor: Response to "Open letter to Provost Pollack"

BY AUDREY JACKSON

Being a woman of color with staying power at Michigan requires some sacrifice.

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Letter to the Editor: Lack of student on Presidential Search Advisory Committee a mistake

BY MATT NOLAN

I urge the Board of Regents (three of whom were on the board in 2001) to reconsider this decision and appoint a current student to the PSAC.

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Letter to the Editor: Regents' decision will help veterans

BY JEFF BARNES

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency applauds the University of Michigan Board of Regents for their decision to grant in-state tuition to anyone who serves in the military or was honorably discharged, regardless of the student’s state of origin. Offering military members and veterans from across the nation the ability to attend the University at in-state tuition rates will help both the University and our state attract the talent Michigan needs to build a thriving economy.

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Letter to the Editor: University shouldn't assume dependance on males

BY KATHERINE (MURKOWSKI) STEFFY

After my parents, my boyfriend-turned-fiancé-turned-spouse and I paid your university $141,466.32 to shape me into a confident, capable, and self-sufficient young woman, it would be much appreciated if your organization believed that a confident, capable self-sufficient young woman is exactly what I’ve become.

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Letter to the Editor: Misunderstanding democracy

BY CLAYTON MCLAUGHLIN

The Michigan Daily’s recent article (“From the Daily: Restore Democracy” 4/16/13) calling for a Constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission is frustrating, to say the least.

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Letter to the Editor: When did college become a place to "survive"?

BY JENNA FOTI

In May 2016, I hope to grab my diploma knowing not only that I survived, but that I experienced my four years to the fullest both academically and personally. Today, in April 2013, this seems an unlikely outcome.

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Letter to the Editor: Approval of union and recreation space upgrades deserved a student vote

BY THOMAS BEINDIT

It’s disappointing to see an administration that consistently speaks out about trying to lower tuition costs, especially during campaigns, approve such a measure.

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Letter to the Editor: Regents’ report on tuition equality should be made public

BY JACOB HUSTON

Like past actions organized by the Coalition for Tuition Equality, today’s demonstration at the regents’ meeting serves to remind University leaders of the groundswell of support for immigrants’ rights in Ann Arbor.

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