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Students not apathetic

Letter to the Editor | Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Believe it or not activism, can be practiced by both liberals and conservatives. The March 28 cover story (“Campus struggles with activism, apathy”) only tells a partial story from a biased point of view. From the ridiculous claim that the Iraq war may “potentially” last as long as our 20-year involvement in Vietnam to the one-sided coverage of social activism, Eileen Duffy and Meghan Wons fail to tell a truthful and fair story. Conservatives proudly and strongly have taken action in defense of our positions. Scores of students traveled to our nation’s capital to mark the anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. Many more were active on Rep. Chocola’s re-election campaign. Is that not activism? While it may be true that Notre Dame does not have the level of activism of UC-Berkeley, the levels are far healthier than the authors portray.

Patrick George

Siegfried Hall


March 28