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The Reflector

The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University

The Reflector

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Letter to the Editor: Students are responsible for inclusivity in Student Association

Brannan Tisdale, Student February 28, 2024

Dear Editor, In light of the Spring 2024 Student Association Elections and the public backlash that followed, I looked back and read the 2021 letter to a former Reflector editor authored by Brady Kruse,...

Letter to the Editor: Avoid binge drinking during March Madness

Nickolaus Hayes, Healthcare Professional February 28, 2023

The annual NCAA tournament, March Madness, showcases some of the best up-and-coming basketball talents in the nation. It also showcases the pitfalls of excessive alcohol use and binge drinking among young...

Letter to the Editor: Jasmine Sherman, A Call to Action: Supporting the Vision of Presidential Candidate Jasmine Sherman

Travis Barnes January 18, 2023

Jasmine Sherman is a presidential candidate who has dedicated their career to advocating for at-risk and vulnerable communities. Sherman is the first queer Black American to run for president and uses...

Letter to the Editor: Lame duck legislation would make consumers’ lives harder

Katherine Kwasny, Student January 3, 2023

Once again, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are ignoring real problems facing Americans. There is a push for Congress to consider the Open App Markets Act (S. 2710) before the end of the year.    S....

Op-Ed: Do MSU students care about voting in midterms as much as they care about voting for Homecoming King, Queen?

Jacob Silberman, Political Science Student October 28, 2022

September 20, 2022 was National Voter Registration Day. About 150 political science students and faculty flooded the Drill Field, YMCA plaza, Old Main, the Union, and other campus buildings to register...

Letter to the Editor: Bulldog Bundle is flawed

Kenneth Aasand, Student September 2, 2022

As with all new programs, I understand there will be unforeseen issues and technical glitches with Bulldog Bundle. The issue I have is not a lack of patience. I feel the basic concept of the Bulldog Bundle...

Letter to the Editor: Mandated vaccinations without representation are unconstitutional

Kenneth Aasand, Student November 1, 2021

Unless you live under a rock you have noticed the vaccination mandate protest on campus. With just a little effort you will find that mandate protest exists all around the nation. The common reason for...

Letter to the Editor: Nazi imagery used in vaccine mandate protest is harmful to the Jewish community

Tyler Daniel, Jewish Student Association President October 27, 2021

Dear Editor, As the president of Hillel, the Jewish Student Association, I would like to request that you run a statement issued by our Executive Board regarding the inclusion of anti-Semitic messaging...

Letter to the Editor: Public display of hate symbol during protest is derogatory to students and community

Andrew Elberson, International Student Advisory Board President October 27, 2021

Dear Editor, My name is Andrew Elberson and I currently have the privilege of serving as the president of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) on campus. I am writing you regarding the anti-vaccine...

Republicans must stand up and dump Trump

William M Kallfelz, Instructor of Philosophy and Religion January 23, 2019

Dear Editor, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln are turning in their graves. For that matter, so is General Dwight D. Eisenhower. The G.O.P., which produced the likes of such towering figures, once strove...

Letter to the Editor: Standing up against Trump is standing up for the future

William Kallfelz, Instructor of Philosophy and Religion November 4, 2018

Dear Editor, President Donald Trump and his administration are far more than a disgrace and a scourge–they are an existential threat to the very principles upon which this country was supposedly...

Letter to the Editor: Race in Habitat for Humanity

John Breazeale, Construction Manager for Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity March 26, 2018

What do we do at a Starkville Habitat work site, you ask? We build a house. We also destroy expectations. When I ask a first-time volunteer at the end of a work shift, “What did you expect when you...

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