This letter was written by Jillian Ranko, a sophomore studying agricultural and extension education. She's a former Pennsylvania 4-H State Council president and a current member of the American Conservation Coalition.
This summer, when the delta variant rose to become the dominant variant within the United States, I wore a mask. Then, after a bit, I wore two. That was my decision. It wasn’t anyone else’s.
This letter was written by Abdiel Vazquez, a Mexican American first-generation college graduate. He is pursuing his master's in public administration at Penn State.
May 25, 2020 was one of the most chilling days this country has seen in my lifetime. A father, a son, a Black father, a Black son, a Black man, was beaten, suffocated and murdered in broad daylight by the “Boys in Blue." This was recorded, and America bared witness to a public lynching. This…
Editor’s Note: The author of this letter is a resident assistant in Pollock Halls. This RA was previously interviewed for The Daily Collegian’s article “Residence Life holds mandatory RA training on Penn State’s first intended wellness day,” in which the RA was referred to as “Steve.”
This letter was written by Karen Kemirembe, a Ph.D. administrative assistant in the Department of Biobehavioral Health, in response to this letter published by Penn State professor Dr. Gary King on Feb. 10.
This letter to the editor was written by Candis Watts Smith, associate professor of political science and African American studies, and Christopher Witko, associate director of the School of Public Policy and professor of public policy and political science.
This Letter to the Editor was written by Penn State student Matthew Long, a senior studying digital and print journalism.
As co-chairs of Penn State’s Waste Stream Task Force, we agree with the importance of improving our recycling programs highlighted in piece by a Daily Collegian opinion columnist Jan. 27, titled “Local efforts to combat climate change should be more extensive.” Our Task Force was formed by u…
On Jan. 21, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Penn State to a crowd of 8,000 people in Rec Hall about the civil rights movement, and the issues that segregation and racism present.
On July 22, The Daily Collegian published an article titled “Suit claims Penn State mishandled sexual assault hearing, altered definition of consent,” detailing a lawsuit filed by John Doe against Penn State University.
I am writing you today to express my concern about an article entitled "Suit claims Penn State mishandled sexual assault hearing, altered definition of consent."
Unfortunately, your March 15 editorial — “The denial of Penn State’s ‘Happy Valley’ trademark attempt could be for the better” — curiously omitted the following information:
I have been at Penn State since 2002. I am the only tenured African American professor in the history of the Penn State political science department. How long is that? George Atherton taught political science at PSU in the 19th century: yes, that Atherton. Think about it: the United States h…
Editor's Note: Another letter to the editor that discussed additional negative effects of SRTEs can be found here. It was written by Professor David P. Baker and was published on Nov. 28.
The SRTE is so inaccurate, so bias and so useless in helping instructors improve their teaching, it is little more than a bureaucratic ritual that risks unintended negative consequences.