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A newspaper lays open on a table to a page that reads “Letters to the Editor.” The Northern Star does not receive many letters to the editor, but the Northern Star Editorial Board would love to see readers sending in more! (Daniela Barajas | Northern Star)

Editorial: Letters to the editor benefit journalism

By The Northern Star Editorial Board | February 25, 2024

The last letter to the editor the Northern Star published was in February 2023. Don’t be shy, readers, send in more! WHAT ARE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR? A letter to the editor is written by a reader and delivered to a publication, often to share a...

Take criticisms with a grain of salt

By Linze Griebenow | April 22, 2012

“If irony were made of onions, Linze, your editorial would be palpable enough to bring the entire campus to tears.” The preceding quote is from one of my critics. It’s not only one of my favorites for its witty analogy, but it helped to teach me...

Volleyball team appreciates support from fellow Huskies

By Letter to the Editor | September 21, 2010

On behalf of the volleyball team, I would like to thank you for your amazing support Tuesday night. Fortunately, I'm able to say that I've been here since the Convo opened in 2002, and the atmosphere has never been that electric. I want to make sure to...

The Ground Zero mosque is defended by Bill of Rights

By Letter to the Editor | August 31, 2010

The Bill of Rights grants us all the freedom to practice our religions. This was held dear to the founders of our great nation because of the persecution they and their ancestors suffered prior to coming to the New World. Now we threaten to take this...