Letters to the editor: Week of Oct. 1

Proceeding with negotiations in good faith with AFSCME The University of California values all our employees, including those who clean, cook and care for the university. Changes to the university’s retirement benefits are meant to assure employees of affordable, sustainable health care and pension benefits throughout their retirement. The UC
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Letters: Sept. 25

Appeasement mentality endangers free speech Last Thursday, The Daily Californian featured an article titled “Can we justify their anger?” In this article, the author seeks to rationalize and justify the fury that has swept through the Islamic world beginning on Sept. 11 this year. I believe that this appeasement mentality
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Letter: Committee correct in admission of athlete

Several days ago, The Daily Californian published a letter from Ralph Shaffer concerning the transfer admission of a student athlete. The author asserts that athletes may be admitted to Cal in questionable and inappropriate ways and charges specifically that the student in question had been admitted in just such a
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Letters: July 29 – Aug. 5

I was deeply disturbed by the admission to undergraduate status of Khairi Fortt, a Penn State football player, only a few days before the new term opens. From all indications, he was “admitted” by the Athletic Department, without application or the critical vetting that thousands of other would-be undergraduates went through nearly a year ago.
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Letters: June 18 – June 24

The recent article “Up to 92 percent of Californians under 65 covered by Obamacare, study says” (June 18) described the anticipated health care coverage increase under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The article referred to the proposal by the pejorative “Obamacare,” which title follows from the narrative that President Obama is foisting the law on the American people.
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