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Letter to the Editor

True story: I told my mom about the backlash I received on campus for the beautiful gesture offered to me at Apollo night. In all of my mother’s wisdom she imparted these words from Childish Gambino: “Don’t be mad cuz I’m doing me better than you doing you.”

Revisiting the decision to discontinue Mentor

Since August 2013, we have followed with dismay the events surrounding the abrupt decision by the university’s Information Technology Systems service to end the use of the Mentor course management system and replace it with Blackboard. We have heard the ITS argument that Mentor has security problems, but we have seen no credible evidence that Mentor could potentially compromise the security of student records or any other sensitive information.
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Letter to the Editor

In the last couple of days, there has been a lot of debate about a performance at Apollo Night. After reading the opinion section of The Mirror, it was clear that both authors made valid points. However, since the publishing of the article, one author has been pinpointed as a target by the same students who stood on stage supporting the right of freedom of speech.
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Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to the article “New Student Leaders at Odds with Program Ethics Code” and the editorial “Trust Issues” printed on Feb. 26, 2014. The Professional and Leadership Standards that the Department of Student Programs and Leadership Development has implemented is an integral part of our mission.

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: This is a response to the article “The Dark Side of Stop and Frisk” written by Jane Holland on Feb. 12. An NYPD officer is directed to stop-and-frisk someone that appears “reasonably suspicious.” This relative language is the problem I have with New York City’s controversial policy.
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Letter to the Editor

To the President, the Board of Trustees and the Academic Council: Last August, the Mentor course management system was abruptly shut down by Chief Information Officer Paige Francis, creating enormous disruption for some 500 courses, as well as assessment and accreditation processes in multiple schools and departments. The Academic Council asked the Educational Technology Committee to investigate “what led to the decision, how the decision was made and the appropriateness of the decision.”
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Letter to the Editor

To the Editor; We the Food Service workers at Fairfield University wish to speak to the Fairfield Community. We take pride in the work that we do and service that we provide to the students, faculty, administrative staff and support services. We have spent careers serving this community and consider ourselves valuable members.
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Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to the article, "Freshmen Strive to Bring Greek Life to FU,” the front-page article for the week of November 20, 2013. In the article, Robert Joyce stated that FU students Ferry and Peacock "have gained support from FUSA and COSO." This is an inaccurate statement for several reasons.