In Response to: A Combustible Mix 

An excellent but terrifying article; I am glad you had the courage to publish it. My wife has worked at NYU and is leaving academia for private research, and this makes me even more relieved. I was particularly struck by the petition’s assumption that mentally ill and otherwise marginalized students should not be shoved out of pre-health if they lack the necessary ability and prefer to spend time with family/friends rather than do the necessary studying.

Flash Sheridan k’51
Plainsboro, N.J.