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Letter to the Editor | Antisemitism complaints must be recognized as legitimate

Letter to the Editor | Antisemitism complaints must be recognized as legitimate
November 18, 2020

As members of the University of Illinois faculty, we are saddened to learn of a letter circulating among professors that criticizes Jewish student complaints of antisemitism at the University. We find...

Letter to the Editor | Drug addiction must not be politically weaponized

Letter to the Editor | Drug addiction must not be politically weaponized
October 20, 2020

During last week’s presidential debate, many of the substantive and policy points were overshadowed by toxic and derogatory comments, particularly those made by President Trump. Among the chaos, the...

Letter to the Editor | President Trump displays disrespect, negligence

Letter to the Editor | President Trump displays disrespect, negligence
October 9, 2020

President Trump, you have had almost four years to lead the United States and have failed us by your own choosing. Whether it be in foreign policy and domestic policy, you have not protected the United...

Letter to the Editor | Americans face imminent eviction epidemic

Letter to the Editor | Americans face imminent eviction epidemic
September 26, 2020

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic the United States has suffered more death, unemployment and social unrest than any other major industrial power. Despite these crises, the economic and political...

Letter to the Editor | Allowing return of football exacerbates pandemic

Letter to the Editor | Allowing return of football exacerbates pandemic
September 23, 2020

While it might be shocking to some, it turns out that Big Ten Football players are also students on Big Ten campuses. It can be easy to forget that because these students participate in a multi-million...

Letter to the Editor | Coronavirus countermeasures overstep

Letter to the Editor | Coronavirus countermeasures overstep
September 8, 2020

These are — without question — unprecedented times, and the University is understandably concerned. Wednesday, Chancellor Robert Jones sent out an email. In that email, he decried the acts of some...

Letter to the Editor | BLM doesn’t equate to politicization

Letter to the Editor | BLM doesn't equate to politicization
August 28, 2020

"Supporting Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ doesn’t make you liberal; it makes you human. Supporting a vulnerable population should have no political affiliation." I want to share this quote in response...

Letter to the Editor | Don’t forget to advocate for things that matter

Letter to the Editor | Don't forget to advocate for things that matter
May 18, 2020

So much is changing all at once, and it does not appear that “business as usual ” will be returning any time soon. What has not changed is our ability to appeal to those in positions of authority,...

Letter to the Editor | President Trump threatens American stability

Letter to the Editor | President Trump threatens American stability
May 17, 2020

We currently face a multitude of crises: a worldwide pandemic not seen in a century, an economic collapse that may rival the Great Depression and a world in which American leadership is absent while our...

Letter to the Editor | Mental health requires more attention

Letter to the Editor | Mental health requires more attention
May 16, 2020

There has been an overwhelming amount of media regarding COVID-19. People are panicking about what our future will hold. Having to experience this daily can create a significant amount of anxieties. However,...

Letter to the Editor | Public underappreciates mental health specialists during pandemic

Letter to the Editor | Public underappreciates mental health specialists during pandemic
April 4, 2020

During this unprecedented time, most of us are nervously studying and working from home to limit social contact, and many states have issued orders that mandate all non-essential workers to stay home....

Letter to the Editor | America prioritizes profits above public health

Letter to the Editor | America prioritizes profits above public health
March 25, 2020

With lockdowns becoming widespread, corporate mouthpieces such as the Wall Street Journal are now recommending that society reverse course and sacrifice the lives of workers and their families to protect...

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