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Letter to the editor

If it is wrong to promote false narratives about a Muslim propensity for violence, it is equally wrong to promote false narratives about violent white masculinity. Perhaps it would be beneficial to shift the conversation away from baseless racial stereotypes and instead focus on strategies to correct structural disadvantages, which are established predictors of violent crime, that different communities face. 


OPINION  |  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the editor

It is a sorry state of affairs when, concurrent with one of the most devastating natural disasters to ever face this country and untold suffering and misery yet to come, our students can muster complaints regarding culinary options available to them at a lavish on campus dining facility, and the school’s newspaper finds this newsworthy, devoting front page, above the fold coverage to such a trivial matter.