Archive for Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: SGA should take cuts as well

April 17, 2012 No Comments


To whom it may concern: Recently, the student government of this campus passed a bill that will cost full time students an extra $150.00 per year to attend college. According to the SGA president, there was not enough time to have a student vote, so the SGA felt the need to promise our money. Bear […]

Letter to the editor: Sitting the Record Straight [sic]

April 17, 2012 3 Comments


I have often found the Griffon News informative and interesting. However, I am not impressed with the recent issue dated March 29, 2012. In fact, staff writer Natalie Spivey should learn to check her facts and verify her sources before you run to print anything she writes. The SGA did not; I repeat did not […]

Political Science student responds to Editorial

November 8, 2011 3 Comments

Nicholas Brothers

The staff editorial “Occupy Missouri Western” requires a response, as its muddled mix of misinformation will give readers an inaccurate portrayal of the Occupy movement and grassroots activism in general. Griffons are told that they, as students, “are not part of the 99%.” This alone reveals a fundamental misunderstanding about the Occupy movement, and what […]

Student responds to a letter’s plea for better budgeting

September 28, 2011 No Comments


A past edition of the Griffon News featured a letter to the editor from a student that was apparently aggravated with the MWSU administration and SGA over the recent tuition increase. There were three main points to his argument that I feel are in need of a response. The student claimed that MWSU received budget […]

Weidemann clarifies previous letter

September 28, 2011 No Comments


To the Editor, Thank you for printing my letter in your paper.  I have been happy with the feedback I have received from many students both agreeing and disagreeing with myself.  There is one area of my letter, however, I would like to clarify for any who found my point vague. The idea that the […]

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