Topic: Junot Díaz

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Don’t rescind honorary degrees

September 6, 2018 0 comments

Self-described “non-donating” alum Nicholas Morley ’13 raised engaging questions about the nature of honorary degrees in a May 18 Herald op-ed entitled “Rescind Junot Díaz’s Honorary Doctorate,” but as a donating alum, I would humbly suggest that the University steer clear of revoking such distinctions.

Op-eds, Opinions

Morley ’13: Rescind Junot Díaz’s Honorary Doctorate

May 18, 2018 0 comments

Díaz’s alleged abuse of the power endowed by literary recognition, even if not necessarily criminal, demands response from his enablers, hangers-on and mutual cultural beneficiaries.