Category: Letters

Letter: Deane Tucker on article caption error

Letter: Deane Tucker on article caption error

A few years ago a colleague showed me in disbelief the following sentence from a student’s paper on Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage: “During the Civil War, most families were so poor that they couldn’t afford a TV and had to get their news from newspapers.”

I was reminded of this anecdote when I read Kyle Tarbutton’s article “Sandoz Center exhibit explores Depression-era photographs” in the October 23, 2014 edition of The Eagle (pg. 17).

Letter: Rissler on Swanson’s Resignation

Letter: Rissler on Swanson’s Resignation

“Andrew Jackson once said: ‘Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”