Voices

The One who Felt Bullied

It was a pleasure to read about the legacy of English 1 (“Amherst English: An Appreciation,” Summer 2013). But a statistical detail in Rand Cooper’s accurate portrait took me aback:

Yet for every student who felt bullied there were three who felt challenged to rise to the occasion, spurred on by what one student called “this ‘we-are-tearing-you-down-so-that-you-will-put-yourself-back-together’ attitude.”

Basic Guidelines for Writing a Letter

Submitted by Connor E. Byrne on Wednesday, 10/10/2012, at 6:38 PM

You may touch upon any topic in your letter really, as long as you DO NOT write about politics, religion, death, or killing. Remember to put your return address on the back of the envelope.

The most common type of letters to veterans is the standard "Thank you for your service" letter. An example of one such letter is below:


 

Dear Service Member,