Friday, March 25, 2016

Bedwetter alert

WARNING: POST CONTAINS DISTURBING & GRAPHIC MATERIAL

It seems a case of bedwetting occurred at Emory University recentlyThe Daily Mail (UK) reports:

Students at Emory University claim they were frightened and 'in pain' after someone wrote 'Trump 2016' in chalk around campus.

Officials at the Atlanta school, which has an enrollment of more than 14,000, were forced to act after the youngsters claimed their 'safe space' was violated when the messages of 'hate' appeared on sidewalks and buildings.

One student even said she 'feared for her life' as she thought a 'KKK rally' was going on, while others were scared a mass shooting was going to take place and wouldn't walk alone.

Jim Wagner, president of the 19th century establishment, wrote Tuesday that the students viewed the scrawling as intimidation, and they voiced 'genuine concern and pain' as a result.

He set up an investigation after members of the student government wrote to him and slammed the university's response, prompting a meeting that was shrouded in protests.

Now administrators at the university, which has roughly a 50:50 ratio of white to minority students, want to track down those responsible for the controversial markings.

They have admitted they went against the university's 'values regarding diversity'.

But some commentators on the university's student newspaper website told those affected by the so-called 'hateful' graffiti to grow up and accused them of being babies. Rest of article
Here is an example of the offending artwork:

Source: Daily Mail

 It gets even better.  Emory's student newspaper The Wheel reported:

Roughly 40 students gathered shortly after 4:30 p.m. in the outdoors space between the Administration Building and Goodrich C. White Hall; many students carried signs featuring slogans such as “Stop Trump” or “Stop Hate” and an antiphonal chant addressed to University administration, led by College sophomore Jonathan Peraza, resounded “You are not listening! Come speak to us, we are in pain!” throughout the Quad. Peraza opened the door to the Administration Building and students moved forward towards the door, shouting “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” .... (And how much is Emory tuition?)

 “I’m supposed to feel comfortable and safe [here],” one student said. “But this man is being supported by students on our campus and our administration shows that they, by their silence, support it as well … I don’t deserve to feel afraid at my school,” she added. (Should she even be in school?)..

 “What are we feeling?” Peraza asked those assembled. Responses of “frustration” and “fear” came from around the room, but individual students soon began to offer more detailed, personal reactions to feelings of racial tension that Trump and his ideology bring to the fore....

 Grievances were not restricted to shortcomings of the administration. “[Faculty] are supporting this rhetoric by not ending it,” said one student, who went on to say that “people of color are struggling academically because they are so focused on trying to have a safe community and focus on these issues [related to having safe spaces on campus].” Rest of article.
Best and brightest?

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wait for a few years until they figure out how much debt GeoW, the Kenyan and Congressional RINOs have ladled into their gruel bowls. They are so screwed.

Anonymous said...

Tuition at Emory? Over $60,000 per year. I feel so bad for these deprived young adults who just have it so difficult. Imagine how they're going to feel when the state Emory is in votes for Trump.

Anonymous said...

I think there is a big mistake in the article. It says university. Shouldn't that be grade school?

Anonymous said...

I am an alumnus of Emory and IT DOESN'T BOTHER ME ONE BIT. But of course I have a job.

Anonymous said...

wait until President Trump...

Anonymous said...

11:01. While not a Trump fan it would almost be worth it to see him win...the meltdown would be epic. Not to mention Rosie and Whoopie both say they're leaving the country....a win win.

Anonymous said...

I would love to see HR at a company do a social media check of these students. I can see the interviewer telling the applicant that they are sorry but, if they felt unsafe over this at school they wouldn't last a week in the real world. We don't hire Emory graduates.

Anonymous said...

If the loonies keep making promises to leave - Trump has my vote!

Anonymous said...

On the other end of the spectrum, here is a link to photos of Furman University students showing their respect to fallen officer Jacobs of the Greenville, SC Police Department. Maybe we're not beyond repair.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153495971977467.1073741871.21017482466&type=3

Anonymous said...

I saw a Trump sign in my neighborhood today. I'm now fearful for my safety.

Anonymous said...

I agree it's an over-reaction, but I also haven't written in chalk on a side walk or steps since elementary school!

And, I seem to remember that Wallace seemed pretty frightening to some folks and all he wanted to do was keep those folks out of all white places. He didn't mention deporting their parents.

So, I guess any candidate that has the KKK and Neo-Nazis supporting him seems pretty scary to some.

As for me, I find men who marry women young enough to be their daughters creepy and scary whether they are running for President or make movies!

Anonymous said...

I'm surprised it took 11 comments for someone to make this about race --- well done moron, you can go back to your safe space now.

Anonymous said...

Pretending Trump hasnt been endorsed by racists and doesn't try to appeal to racists and the religiously intolerant and misogonists is moronic.

Anonymous said...

1:07 pm So you thing Trump wants to build a wall to keep out Caucasians? You think it's accidental that the KKK and Neo Nazis endorse him? You don't think he deliberately feeds prejudice and religious intolerance and chauvinism?

You are the moron!

Anonymous said...

So my choices are more of the same Hillary. Sold uranium to Russia.
Bernie sanders an open Socialist.
Or Trump an outlier on every issue.

I agree with trump on some things and he turns out to be right. the U.S. Has turned into a globalist view with a pansy attitude.. We used to be nationalists with visions of visiting other planets seems now we are going to be beat by the Chinese in another space race. Anyone know that the Chinese built a space station and it is in orbit? Anyone know the Chinese have already slated to land on the moon? The only candidate I see making us competitive again is Trump. Not a bunch of PC ass clowns begging for a safe room. Grow a sack of nuts and let's get back to solving real issues like how the fuck do we get to Mars

And on another note
Fuck Mexico a failed state without a war.

Anonymous said...

The U.S. has fallen behind other countries in the past few years. We need a president who will bring the U.S. back where it should be. That is not a dumping ground for those people who will not fight for their own country. We already have plenty of those kind here.

Anonymous said...

The story is largely false.

While it was true that several dozen Emory University students protested in response to the Trump chalk scrawlings, we were unable to substantiate that anyone (student or administrator) offered emergency counseling, or, indeed, counseling or any sort. Neither did anyone seek counseling that we could see, and no students complained "safe spaces" were violated (though at least one said they felt "unsafe").

Anonymous said...

The story is largely true. Read the snopes article to find their loopholes for stating "largely false."

Obviously online content was changed in response to their over-reaction, but the lady attempting to write for snopes misses on several key "discrepancies."

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