On the Virginia Tech Article

Michaeljit Sandhu’s article last week, “VT Was Not the Only Tragedy,” caused substantial commotion, with a number of letters and Facebook postings within hours of publication. To clarify: The Phillipian publishes all Commentary articles that are appropriate and editorially sound. We do not discriminate against any opinion, extreme or benign. The Phillipian encourages all writers to think objectively and write critically. Of course, no Commentary article represents the views of The Phillipian Editorial Board CXXX unless it is published as such, usually in this column. Most students involved in the debate over Mr. Sandhu’s article have been thoughtful and courteous, and deserve commendation for their participation in a campus-wide discussion on a touching issue. Although the Editorial Board will neither endorse nor condemn Mr. Sandhu’s opinions, it will not tolerate anyone, student or adult, who harasses a contributor for his or her views. We stand by our writers. These editorials reflect the views of The Phillipian Editorial Board CXXX.