Jennifer Shook’s article (“‘Carol’ performances captivating, not ‘groundbreaking’ cinema,” Feb. 4) reveals an unfortunate misreading of the film.
Letters to the Editor
I disagree with the argument posed in Chad Simon’s ’16 Nov. 23 op-ed “Depressed? Who isn’t?”
In his Nov. 23 column, Chad Simon ’16 described his experiences with depression and mental health services at Brown.
The Coalition Application builds a moat around the Ivory Tower.
Once college newspapers cherished their editorial independence. Now they have become their own censors.
We have no evidence that race (however badly defined) is a causal factor in explaining cultural and social variation.
Some acts of expression can and do cause real psychological and physical harm.
While I agree the piece was ill-conceived and offensive, I believe the lesson you are conveying about censorship is far more damaging.
Be outraged with the Herald and University, not the writer.
You are always better off allowing the community to act as the arbiter of ideas. That is what a free press does in a free society.