Letters to the Editor, Opinion-Editorial

A ‘gang’ by any other name?

Dear Editor,

I am writing in regards to the article in the Jan. 9 edition of The Chronicle entitled “Four juveniles face mischief charges.”
My concerns are not with the article or its writing but the details provided by the school.
Over time, everyone has pretty much accepted that in dealing with any problem you have to first recognize it and accept it.
The deputy clearly describes gang activity by a group of juveniles that has a ringleader. The school on the other hand describes disciplining some students for “attempting to become a group.”
Perhaps in a larger . . .