Letters to the Editor, Opinion-Editorial

Oregon State University flag display offensive

Dear Editor:

Oregon State University, a public university located in Corvallis, has refused to remove an offensive flag from its building. The local community has requested this removal as early as November, and has offered an alternative flag for display in their building. However, OSU states it is using this flag to honor students, not countries, governments or politics.
This has long been a sensitive topic and it is the trigger of PTSD in over 2,000 Vietnamese students currently attending OSU whose grandparents, parents and/or they themselves were fortunate enough to have been able to survive the perilous . . .