Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Oppressed At An Ivy League School!

Can you believe this? It's so cute!

An unknown number of anonymous Dartmouth students are threatening the Big Green with “physical action” if the administration does not respond to list of over 100 demands issued in an eight-page letter, the College Fix reports.

The students — who label themselves as “Concerned Asian, Black, Latin@[sic], Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled students” — claim that the Ivy League school deploys “systems of oppression,” including “racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism.”
Who knew that Dartmouth was such a hotbed of 'isms!
“If the Dartmouth administration does not respond by the indicated time,” the anonymous students write, “those who believe in freedom will be forced to physical action.
Uh huh.  I'd love to see that from the entitled little muffins :-)

Go read the whole thing and then lament that these are supposed to be our best and brightest.


Steve USMA '85 said...

A class on queer studies in every department. I'd like to see what they think that would look like in the Math Department.

allen (in Michigan) said...

It's an extension of childhood.

The same kids who used to pretend they were saving {insert appropriate cultural reference here} from {insert appropriate cultural reference here} can now pretend they're saving Dartmouth from the scourge of evenhandedness.

Being insufficiently evolved I can't see the urgent need to offset bad racist policy with good racist policy and, in a further display of my inferiority, feel it's a bad idea. That degree of moral inferiority justifies, at the very least, thin-lipped disapproval and name-calling but in the absence of capitulation justifies the threat of physical action.

Anonymous said...

Employers should take note if the university caves and refuse to hire anyone who attended classes there, as obviously no future academic degrees will have any real value!


Ellen K said...

Amazing what three goth kids with a Kinko's gift card can do.