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Regarding freedom of speech on campuses

April 13, 2011
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear editors, I was disturbed by the report in the March 31, 2011 issue of The Cluster that a university official poured water on two chalkings by Mercer students about abortion: one that pictured a crossed-out coat hanger with the words “Mercerians against wire hangers” and another that said “College...

On Ms. Wiley's response concerning resources available on campus to women in crisis pregnancies

March 16, 2011
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear editors, Mary Kathryn Wiley’s response to Clarissa Ashley Price’s article on the limited resources available on campus to women in crisis pregnancies calls for some clarification. While Ms. Wiley is an excellent writer (I’ve enjoyed reading her papers in more than one of my classes!), I’ve...

In response to Alex Moreschi’s “In protest of the prodigal statue”

opinions
February 8, 2011
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

We pay a tuition fee and in turn we get a service. I’m afraid the argument against the bear statue ends at the fact that it did not come from tuition funds, but I’ll supplement my statement anyway. First: How can you possibly argue that someone—or a university, in this case—must use extra fun...

CAPS’ pregnancy services offer unbiased and ethical counseling

opinions
February 8, 2011
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

As director of  Mercer University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), I feel it is imperative to the Mercer community that I respond to Clarissa Price’s  editorial “Pregnancy Resources on Mercer’s Campus in Need of Expansion” in the Jan. 27 edition of the Cluster. The informatio...

Erroneous weather alert misleading

clewis
January 30, 2011
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

At Mercer, our classes follow a consistent weekly schedule with which we're all familiar: On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, our lectures begin at the top of the hour, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays they begin at less obvious but still widely known times such as 9:25, 10:50 and 12:15. That's why it...

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