Michigan Review editor talks 'inclusive language' with Fox & Friends

  • The campaign reportedly cost $16K.
  • Students were urged to sign a pledge to “use inclusive language” and avoid words such as “ghetto,” “insane,” and “tranny.”

What do the words “crazy,” “illegal alien,” “ghetto,” and “gypped” have in common? The University of Michigan paid $16,000 to ignite an “inclusive language” campaign that urges students to stop using these words because they are considered offensive.

Derek Draplin, a senior at University of Michigan and editor in chief of The Michigan Review appeared on Fox News to discuss his reaction to the new campaign.

“I think its absurd, it’s not so much regulatory, its meant to be a program that is educating, but the university should not be telling students what they can say,” Derek told Fox News.

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Nicole Poole | Georgia Campus Correspondent

As a Campus Correspondent, Nicole exposed liberal bias and abuses at Georgia colleges and universities. Since graduating, she is no longer a Campus Correspondent.

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