Letters to the editor
BY NICOLE MILLER
I found Anjali Bisht and Chelsea Jedele’s viewpoint “Where are all the women?”, 3/19/13) extremely frustrating. I fundamentally disagree with the idea that, in the year 2013, the committee that chooses commencement speakers should take immutable characteristics into consideration when making its decision.
StandWithUs 'Israeli Soldiers Stories' is designed to foster dialogue about the conflict and to help correct this kind of erroneous information. Ari and I were honored to speak at the University and to be so warmly received.
BY CLARA HARDIE
Coca Cola's environmental and human rights abuses broke international law. The University should follow its Code of Conduct and cut contracts with the company.
BY RICHARD STALLMAN
The "free" in free software refers to freedom, not price. Therefore, please describe me as a "free software advocate."
BY JOSEPH LIPA
Ultimately, if anything is “dehumanizing” to women, it’s not allowing them to be born.
BY JONATHAN LESNAU
Using terms like "reproductive justice," "needless waits," and "the right to decide when and if to have children" avoids the most important question surrounding abortion: Is the fetus human, and does it have the right to life?
BY WILLIAM ROGERS
We, as a campus, need to recognize that consent may be "sexy," but more importantly, it is required. We, as students, need to send a message to each other that rape will not be tolerated on our campus and that the human rights of each person must not be violated.
BY MOZHGAN SAVABIEASFAHANI AND AZADEH SHAHSHAHANI
Have we learned anything from the death of half a million Iraqi children? If we have, then the University of Michigan should raise its voice, as it has for other issues, to demand that the U.S. government halt all sanctions on Iran.
BY ROBERT C. DYSKO
BY JOE MURRAY
The key to living up to and improving the University’s biking standards is to establish a true biking culture on campus, where biking does not simply replace carbon-neutral walking but driving as well.
Letters to the editor
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