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Health care letter misses the facts

By By Brittany Green,

September 23, 2009

Editor:Robert Paul's letter to the editor ("Health care article ignorant," Sept. 22) is a great example of one of the biggest problems in the health care debates. Name-calling and alarmist threats are the focus instead of facts. Calling Whitney Fitts an "ignoramus" and threatening that "people like you" a...

Health care article ignorant

September 21, 2009

Editor:In response to Whitney Fitts' "well thought-out" article regarding the health care debate ("Health care debate plagued by skewed words," Sep. 21), I just have one question8212;what was the point? Is it your opinion that people opposing the Obama health care reform are being too mean? You really f...

Youngest fan enjoys Ute football action

September 21, 2009

Editor:Our 7-month-old son, Thomas, is a huge Utah football fan. He loved the Utes before he even came into this world. Back in 2008 during the perfect 13-0 season, I was pregnant. My husband & I never missed a game. Whenever we watched the Utes play our baby was especially active in the womb. Louie Sa...

?Weeds? can be helpful

September 21, 2009

Editor:Research has led me to the knowledge lately that plenty of plants, beautiful wild flowers, that grow naturally without the need of additional water, chemical fertilizers, poison, the burning of gas or much work at all are edible and nutritious. At the same time, a close relative that has enough ...

Rock the U not efficient fundraiser

By By Yasmeen Hussain

September 16, 2009

By Yasmeen HussainEditor:After seeing ASUU's budget, I question the wisdom of holding events such as Rock the U. Thousands of dollars were spent on T-shirts and tens of thousands on entertainment. This money could be going toward more crucial expenditures such as researcher salaries and advanced lab eq...

Conservative Day shut out bipartisan group

By By Nicole Richard

September 16, 2009

By Nicole RichardEditor:In response to Jonathan Deesing's column, ("Conservative Day sets good example," Sept. 16), I felt the urge to expose the reality of the day's events.Conservative Day was a good example of how the Republican party strives to change and return to its roots. What the editorial fa...

Campus needs cycling rules

By By Karl Pace,

September 9, 2009

By Karl Pace,Editor:My wife works at the Park Building. Since I work nearby, I often drop her off for work and pick her up. Like many people who walk on campus regularly, I have had many close calls with bicycles and skateboards. Last week, my luck ran out.On Sept. 2, I was mowed down by a young man on a b...

Racism at the U is shameful

September 8, 2009

Editor:I'm proud to be an alumnus of the U8212;except when I'm ashamed. Yesterday, while visiting the campus, my wife heard an employee at the Red Onion Cafe refer to an African-American woman as "flat-nose" and "tree-climber" when it came into question whether the woman had paid for a drink refill. ...

Ute fans should stop game-day harassment

September 8, 2009

Editor:I am and always will be a Ute fan but continually get frustrated with the behavior of other Ute fans who feel they can disrespect other teams and their fans. My niece is an Aggie and attended the game Thursday wearing an Aggie shirt. She was harassed and had to gracefully tolerate crude commen...

Deesing?s article was spot on

September 8, 2009

Editor:I appreciated Jonathan (Deesing)'s insights in his opinion piece about Gov. Huntsman ("Huntsman a model for open-mindedness" Sept. 2). I have had similar feelings over the past couple of years, but from the opposite side of the spectrum. As I have learned more about what I truly believe in, I h...

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