The PJ Tatler

Oberlin College Prof Won't Delay Exams for Students 'Traumatized' by Brown And Garner Stories

Sanity in the strangest of places:

Last week, [Robby Soave] wrote [at Reason’s “Hit & Run” blog] about how “students are so coddled by the feelings-protection regime at university campuses that they now believe disheartening national news developments—such as the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases—entitle them to final exam extensions.”

Columbia Law School delayed final exams for students who felt unable to take them in the wake these developments. Students at Harvard and Georgetown began demanding their universities follow suit.

One might think that Oberlin College, known for it’s ultra-crunchy reputation, would be all about this. At least one professor at Oberlin, however, is having none of it…

What follows is absolutely epic.

Here is the Facebook exchange between a student (who is, sadly, a product of the self esteem and participation era) speaking out for minority groups to which she doesn’t belong and the professor’s response. (click to enlarge):

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Look for this guy to be out of a job within the year. Dissent from the progressive orthodoxy is not tolerated.