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Re: Word on the Web (4/17/12) and Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   I was reading the latest issue of the Temple News this morning, and quite frankly, I was taken aback at the Community section, specifically “Letter to the Editors” and the “Word on the Web.” First on the page is Word on the Web, and a comment that starts out “Palestinians are a miserable and pathetic people.” The segment boasts “Unedited for content,” which is abundantly obvious, because clearly no discretion was taken or even a second thought given before publishing that.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, Students for Intellectual Freedom turned three years old in March. During those three years, infamous claims of bigotry, particularly against Muslims, have been assigned – via character assassination attacks – to us by on- and off-campus socialist, communist and Islamic groups.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,   For many of us, the public library will always be synonymous with books. The books drew us to the library in the first place, helped us discover new worlds – beyond our day-to-day experiences.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, This past Tuesday, March 27, the Temple College Republicans and the Temple College Democrats held a debate in the Underground and discussed issues affecting the local community and the nation.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, There is a growing trend across the nation’s colleges and universities – a movement that promotes student health. Throughout the country, college and university campuses are adopting smoke-free or tobacco-free policies.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,   In response to the recent letter submitted by Temple College Republicans concerning the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive policy I find it necessary to inform The Temple News’ readers of the actual facts of the policy and debunk the other erroneous statements espoused by their letter.…

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,   Rick Santorum says American law should never violate Biblical commands and often it doesn’t. For example, both prohibit murder and theft. Yet, the conflicts are enormous. American law nourishes capitalism while the Bible would destroy it by commanding us to sell all we own and give the proceeds to the poor.…