letters to the editor
Letter to the Editor: Response to article "Alabama not included in same-sex marriage legalization"
In response to some remarks expressed in a Plainsman article entitled, “Alabama not included in same-sex marriage legalization,” which ran on October 30, 2014, the College of Education Diversity Co...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Response to article "Students address offensive costumes"
Greetings- I was sitting in Alumni Center Saturday, Nov. 8, waiting to attend the football game. I found a copy of The Auburn Plainsman beside me, and the article titled above (Students address off...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When you don't choose to be homeless
In the Oct. 30 edition of The Plainsman, Becky Hardy, editor-in-chief, profiled Patton Chambers, a student who is “homeless by choice.” From my understanding of the article, Chambers relies entirel...
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Simple request from a Rhode Island seventh grader
I'm writing to you to say hello from the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island. I am a seventh grade student at Goff Junior High School in Pawtucket, RI.
Oct 29, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Response to Emma Watson
Main idea: Though I agree with Emma Watson, a certain understanding of feminism can lead to a breakdown of the wait ‘til marriage before having sex rule, which hurts our ability to have a long-term...
Oct 27, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lessons have been learned
One thing we pride ourselves in as a University and a student body is being the “Auburn Family.” With that in mind, it’s sad to see how The Plainsman has abused their voice as the major media outle...
Oct 24, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Be aggressive, but be fair
by Drake Pooley
Oct 23, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
I am writing in response to the SGA case published in the 10/23 edition. I went back to read the original editorial that this whole thing is centered around, about the new Security Shuttle system, ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Response to "Active Minds raise awareness for mental health" article
by Harold Maio
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
I believe it both unethical and irresponsible to cooperate with anyone directing a “stigma.” I learned that lesson from the Women’s Movement. Though it may not be the intent of the person suggestin...
Letter to the Editor: Response to Clemson hazing editorial
by Robin Denny
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Greek life is an integral part of Clemson University and the Clemson experience for students and the campus community.
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Reporting the news Auburn needs to know
by Becky Hardy | Editor-in-Chief
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year brings new beginnings. It’s the beginning of classes, beginning of football season and, for some, the beginning of whole new chapter in their lives.
LETTER: Welcome back from University Provost Timothy Boosinger
by Timothy Boosinger
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
While I hope the summer months offered you an opportunity to take a break from academic rigors, I’d like to share a few thoughts to help start your semester off on the right track:
LETTER: Welcome back from 2014-15 SGA President Logan Powell
by Logan Powell
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
This summer was a productive time for our team – we have worked to create a comprehensive feedback system to hear your concerns in all areas of campus life, to organize a more efficient late night ...
Letter to the editor: My tribute to Philip Lutzenkirchen
by Brandt McDonald
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past 6 months Phil worked for me as a financial advisor trainee. During that time, I got to know him on a deep level as we often discussed life, his faith, and his career. I have read all t...
Letter to the Editor: Respect the shakers?
by Le'Nessa Coe / GRADUATE STUDENT
Sep 16, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 606 606 recommendations | email to a friend
It is clear that Auburn fans are extremely loyal, regardless if their team is succeeding or viciously fighting for a win.
Letter to the Editor: Two disappointing things the student section does
by R. Jason Valentine / Alumnus '97
Sep 16, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 601 601 recommendations | email to a friend
I've been disappointed that the student section has taken up saying "sucks" after every visiting player is introduced, especially for the smaller visiting schools.
Letter to the Editor: Education: The Key to Fighting Bigotry and Discrimination
by Richard Penaskovic, Professor of Religious Studies
Sep 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 599 599 recommendations | email to a friend
In the most recent issue of The Plainsman (9/5/13) a graduate student writes how she and her family and friends “were subject to harassment, taunting, and provocation by fans in the student section...