“There’s no place like Al’s breakfast,” I grumbled to myself as if in a dream, after having heard from a friend that there was a new place in town that served up scrambled eggs made on an espresso machine.
On March 30th a comic containing a reference to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was censored by City College News. Motivated by the negative reaction from a number of students who found the cartoon sacrilegious, two editors threatened to resign their positions on the newspaper staff if the comic was run.
Letters submitted to the Editor.
Members of the Muslim Student Association share their experience over the past few weeks.
Grant Goebel believes, ‘The Prophet Muhammad is Fair Game’ and explain his stance.
A letter from the Online Editor of Citycollegenews.com
Reasons Why Not to Talk About the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
What, it has been argued, is the point of running a cartoon that could potentially be offensive if, in the wake of this offense, there is no subsequent enlightenment on the subject of censorship and free speech?
I am an Iranian whose country was in a devastating war with Iraq for eight years. I have seen bloodshed, homes destroyed, and kids running to save their lives.
With the success of the basketball teams, it is a wonder why it is our only athletic program at MCTC besides golf. Student enrollment is on the rise and it seems to be time for change. Of course there are concerns with budgeting and location, but the biggest concern was quite surprising.