The Weekly Roundup: When congressmen don't think colleges have a First Amendment problem
- The headlines we were tempted to run, and the commentary we couldn’t.
Monday, March 7
And why wouldn’t they? Their side is the one doing all the censoring!
They had to interrupt a basketball game, of course. If they’d tried to interrupt a football game, nobody would’ve heard them over the constant refrains of “Rocky Top.”
Tuesday, March 8
If the Greeks had wanted to sack Troy more quickly, all they’d have had to do was invite Milo Yiannopoulos and Ben Shapiro to speak there!
Should you really have to file a lawsuit to get admissions data? If that data has to do with race, the answer is evidently “yes.”
What sort of cruel torments are they inflicting on students that this would actually be a concern?
Anything short of complete and total capitulation is insufficient, you cis-heteropatriarchal scum.
In other words, students want the senators removed from office for … doing their jobs.
Wednesday, March 9
The only stereotypes missing were things about money lending and organ harvesting.
After reading this story, though, you may feel like the one who needs a mind spa. We sure felt that way after writing it.
Live tweeting an event is now enough to make you (and your parents!) the target of a witch hunt.
If the new name is pronounced phonetically, doesn’t that seem a little insensitive toward hicks?
Sure, it’s a vast right-wing conspiracy, Click. It couldn’t possibly be because you were caught on film harassing a student reporter and even older footage showed you screaming expletives at cops, now could it?
Thursday, March 10
We were almost ready to award them our “Wieners of the Week” award, but we just couldn’t overlook the folks at UC Irvine (see below).
That must have surprised Mizzou administrators … and no one else.
Friday, March 11
Surely students will be eager to chip in for a redundant, racially-divisive organization whose sole purpose is likely to be hurling accusations of racism.
Arguing that a private Facebook post is equivalent to “physical violence” might be just a touch melodramatic…