Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The correct name

1) A tornado happens. A volcano eruption happens. A football fan riot does not happen. It is man-made. The CDT told us five times in one article (12/5) that the events following the game last Saturday “happened.” Please count. Five times “it happened.” All wrong.

Letters to the Editor

Penn State can make statement win

Congratulations to coach James Franklin and the rest of the 2016 Penn State football team for winning the Big Ten Championship. Though I believe if the College Football Selection Committee had a written set of principles for selecting who will play in the College Football Playoffs, rather than being totally subjective, they would have been forced to select Penn State.

Letters to the Editor

OK Slab Cabin Run initiative

Page 7 of the 2013 Centre Region Comprehensive Plan states that it “is intended to preserve the characteristics that make the region unique” and that “the Centre Region maintains both a friendly urban and rural atmosphere that residents want to protect for the enjoyment of future generations.”

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Protect this ‘patch of grass’

In 1857, when the 843 acres of New York’s Central Park were set aside, no one would have envisioned how beloved the park would be now. New York Magazine says, “another reason to love New York is because we wouldn’t trade a patch of grass for $528,783,552,000,” the estimated value of Central Park’s acreage.

Letters to the Editor

Article demands protest

I am dismayed by the prominent and dispassionate coverage given by the CDT to a specious organization, Turning Point USA, and its alarming practice, through its Professor Watchlist, of stigmatizing ‘radical’ professors, a practice reminiscent of the blacklisting of teachers during the McCarthy era.

Letters to the Editor

Time to make PSU salaries public

Penn State has guarded salary information with great fervor despite the fact that some institutions of higher education and governments make employee salary information public. It may be time to again petition and encourage state legislators to make PSU salaries public.

Letters to the Editor

Listen to the children

My niece in Ohio recently sent me a letter in which she related an event that went on between a mother and her 5-year-old daughter. Mommy and a friend were discussing the Declaration of Independence around the Fourth of July. Daughter was all ears and asked her mother as follows:

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

The Pa. Military Museum in Boalsburg marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Wednesday.
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

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