Magazine article Insight on the News

Views Vary about the Changes Afoot on College Campuses. (Correspondence)

Magazine article Insight on the News

Views Vary about the Changes Afoot on College Campuses. (Correspondence)

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I work at a university of about 3,000 students in Nashville. I must say that it is good to see the left losing its grip on the minds of students ["Correctness Crack-Up," March 18].

On Sept. 11, we had an open-air prayer rally in the center of campus at Belmont University, and at least 200 students showed up. I was there, along with the university's president and many staff. Notice that I said staff -- only a couple members of the faculty showed up, although classes were not canceled to allow more to attend the rally.

There have been no protests against the war on terrorism here at Belmont, nor do there appear to be any on the horizon. There have been, however, small rallies supporting the war, and there are many students flying U.S. flags from dorm windows.

Jim Early
via the Internet

I am glad to hear about the change on college campuses. I am 56 years old, but I intend to give a copy of your article to my nephew, who is 16. He is representative of the changes this article described. …

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