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Comic Should Have Been Delayed

Comic Should Have Been Delayed

I am concerned about the content of Jennifer DiMase's comic strip "Perhaps" in the March 17 issue of The Tech. The first panel shows a student hanging himself because he couldn't use Athena. In light of the recent untimely death of Philip C. Gale '98, I found this to be highly inappropriate. It jumped out at me as soon as I saw the comic strip and leads me to think that the staff of The Tech did not show due diligence in letting this slip through. Sensitivity and support for those touched by this tragedy should be at the forefront of everyone's mind right now. I am not advocating censorship, but this strip should have been saved for another day.

Katherine J. Quinn G