Putting the ‘Uni’ Into ‘University’

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on May 9, 2014

The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal.com’s “Best of the Web” written by the editor, James Taranto.

Putting the ‘Uni’ Into ‘University’
StudentNation, a compilation of “reports from student activists and journalists” on the website of the far-left magazine The Nation, features a report from Amani Al-Khatahtbeh and Sherif Ibrahim on the successful effort to prevent Condoleezza Rice from delivering a commencement address at New Jersey’s Rutgers University:


Approximately 50 Rutgers University students protested against Condoleeza Rice’s invitation to speak at graduation.

Even though the administration didn’t listen to us, Rice did; on May 3, she announced that she was backing out of her scheduled speech and honorary law degree. Now our focus is on ensuring a process for commencement speaker selection that is inclusive and reflective of the entire student body.

Because “diversity” means never having to listen to an opposing point of view.

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