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Category: Letters to The Community

Letters to the community sent in by the community. The views expressed in these posts are owned by whoever submitted the letter, they do not necessarily represent the views of The Point News.

Alumni Letter to the Administration Regarding Title IX

This letter and alumni signatures were originally published here. Dear President Jordan, I write this letter in the hope that you will commit publicly to enforcing Title IX, in the wake of announcements by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that the federal government will be rescinding specific guidance and enforcement for schools. Read More

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Sanctuary Petition

Dear President Jordan and the College Administration, We, the members of the St. Mary’s College Community, write to reaffirm the rights of all of our college’s community members, and our institutional responsibility to them, during a time of intense uncertainty. As part of this reaffirmation, we recommend that the College Read More

Misconception of Seahawks: Local Radio Personalities Disrespect St. Mary’s in Condescending Rant

On Nov. 22, a local radio station (Star 98.3) broadcasted a show that focused on St. Mary’s campus events, yet the radio personalities’ lack of empathy and misunderstanding of the issues illustrates the overall problem our society is currently facing: college students are often treated as unintelligent, naive, and inexperienced. Read More