Say "Male, female, illegal alien" in a college class and flunk!

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  1. jake206

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    http://www.khq.com/story/29927707/s...-failing-grade-at-washington-state-university

    "On Monday, WSU released a statement addressing the syllabi issue and saying "open dialogue, vigorous debate, and free exchange of ideas are at the core of who the University is as a higher education institution."

    Fall classes began last Monday and with those classes for some students came strict rules about language they cannot use in class. Some professors in the Department of Criticial Culture, Gender and Race Studies made it clear in their syllabi what language and terms students are not allowed to use, with a result potentially as dramatic as getting points docked or even failing a class.

    "That's kind of harsh, but you live with it," says WSU senior, Anthony Lui. "There are rules in this world, you kind of have to follow them."

    In one class the terms "illegal alien", "colored people" and "male" and "female" are cited in the syllabus as words that could gain a student an F.

    "I think it's unfair. A lot of students look at it as illegal immigrants," says Mikayla Taflinger, a WSU freshman. "That's how we see it in our newsfeed, all over CNN and Fox News that's what they call them. Illegal immigrants."

    WSU's Interim President Daniel Bernardo released a statement responding to the issue.

    "Over the weekend, we became aware that some faculty members, in the interest of fostering a constructive climate for discussion, included language in class syllabi that has been interpreted as abridging students' free speech rights. We are working with these faculty members to clarify, and in some cases modify, course policies to ensure that students' free speech rights are recognized and protected."

    The statement went on to say "no student will have points docked merely as a result of using terms that may be deemed offensive to some."
     
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    Regoddamnediculous
     
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    What the hell is the "Department of Critical Culture...?" What does "Critical Culture" mean?
     
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    It's Washington State. Very debatable if that's "higher education".
     
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    WSU is on the non-looney side of the state, that's what makes it so alarming.
     
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    shits getting bad. May need to kick ass
     
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    Freedom of Speech...?

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    If I had a college age kid now, I would seriously consider trade school or some sort of apprenticeship. I would rather light two times the amount of tuition money on fire than give one single cent to these politically correct, liberal ass wipes that run the "higher education" system these days. People used to joke that all you got from a college education was a piece of paper but that doesn't really sound so bad. Forget that you just spent north of $150,000 for a worthless degree, these days you get a piece of paper and an introduction to the liberal agenda via brainwashing.
     
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    pony tail losers
     
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    If I point out their "faggotry" do I get an F?
     
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    "We're going to foster debate and the free exchange of ideas by forbidding the use of common language..."

    Yeah, sounds like a healthy climate for debate and exchanging ideas to me.
     
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    so open-minded and tolerant they are
     
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    "open dialogue, vigorous debate, and free exchange of ideas are at the core of who the University is as a higher education institution."

    probably the most hypocritical bullshit i've ever heard.
     
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    The guy needs a chin implant like Wiggy's.
     
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    Today's students are politically correct sheep. Brainwashed. They are incapable of handling opposing views in any form.
     
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    But where can you even find an apprenticeship these days? Seems in this country they've been eradicated ...
     
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    Can you believe we aren't the leaders in math and science?
     
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    How about.... 'Unauthorized Lifeform'
     
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    They're out there. IBEW has apprenticeship schools.
     
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    Makes you wonder, doesn't it ... :tears:
     
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    :giggle: stash, your one-liners crack me up!
     
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