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To the Editor: Yascha Mounk points out that Harvard allots 13 percent of its admission slots to recruited athletes. With this revelation one wonders why Harvard spends its educational capital on entertainment of alumni rather than on preparing a new... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Keith Burgess-Jackson
This guilt-ridden white student is lucky he wasn't killed. Maybe next time he will be, because, with his attitude, crime will only escalate. Addendum: If the link doesn't work, try this. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
It's rivalry week. I smell only one upset: Texas over #5 TCU (favored by 6.5 points) My Arizona Wildcats play on Friday afternoon. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: If Michael Brown had been white, would he be alive today? Would the officer have found a nonlethal way to handle the situation? Would that 12-year-old boy with a toy gun in Cleveland, Tamir Rice, be alive... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
My beloved Arizona Wildcats (9-2) moved from 15th to 11th in the latest ranking. Meanwhile, the BasketCats are ranked second in the country. Read it and weep, Steve Burri! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
I've been watching the aftermath of the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson (who is white) in the homicide of Michael Brown (who is black). The overwhelming majority of whites believe that the officer should not have been indicted.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: Re “In a Shift, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat” (front page, Nov. 22): One would think that with United States forces already involved in an undeclared war in the Middle East against the Islamic State,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Live by the sword; die by the sword. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: In “Mishandling Rape” (Sunday Review, Nov. 16), Jed Rubenfeld illustrates how poorly our academic institutions adjudicate sexual assault cases. Who is surprised? Next will we be asking small-business owners and corporations to adjudicate such criminal allegations within... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Our priest told a joke yesterday (during mass). I heard it years ago but had forgotten it. Here it is: An elderly woman heard on the news that someone was going the wrong way on the interstate. She called her... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: It may be true, as Nicholas Kristof points out, that many whites, even those who intellectually oppose racial inequality, are still guilty of, at the least, not noticing injustice. However, it may also be true that those... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson