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SARAH LAWRENCE STUDENTS DEMAND FREE FABRIC SOFTENER TO COMBAT RACISM

By willywonka following x   2019 Mar 20, 4:35pm 242 views   3 comments   watch   nsfw   quote     share    


A group of students at Sarah Lawrence College released a set of demands Monday, including free housing and food for students, to amend for alleged “injustices imposed on people of color.”

Members of the “Diaspora Coalition” presented the list of demands to President Cristle Collins Judd during a two-day sit-in at her office and accused the college of being an unsafe place for minority students and failing to properly commit to social justice.

“Sarah Lawrence was not founded on racial or economic equality and has not implemented sufficient strategies to dismantle systematic oppression to be sustainable or safe for marginalized people in an increasingly dangerous political climate,” the Diaspora Coalition asserted in its list of demands.

Free winter housing with a “communal kitchen” containing “dry goods from the food pantry”
Free laundry detergent and fabric softener for all students
Special housing for students of color
Allow students to share meal swipes because “It is unacceptable that there are students with leftover swipes at the end of the semester when other students are going hungry because they run out of meal options.”
A mandatory first-year orientation session about “intellectual elitism”
On-campus jobs prioritize the hiring of international students
Prevent students of color from being educated about history by “racist white professors”
Reject funding from the Charles Koch Foundation and review the tenure of “racist” professor Sam Abrams
All students have unlimited access to therapy sessions
Permanent funding for minority student unions that is not paid for by the student body
The students also demand that they are not punished for sitting-in the president’s office or any other forms of “civil disobedience” they engage in to promote their list. (RELATED:

President Judd responded to the students’ demands Tuesday, writing in a letter, “[The Diaspora Coalition’s] document brings to the fore many pressing issues that students at Sarah Lawrence face, especially students of color, low-income students, first-generation students, LGBTQ+ students, and others, and I am grateful for the willingness of our students to share their concerns with me and the campus community.”

Judd promised to facilitate round-table discussions in order to “continue conversations” but declined to acquiesce to demands to punish politics professor Sam Abrams.

According to The Phoenix, the Sarah Lawrence College student newspaper, 36 members of the faculty have signed on to the list of demands.

Comparatively, just 27 faculty members signed onto a “defense of academic freedom, free speech, and mutual respect” in December. Judd authored the letter as a response to campus backlash against Abrams, who wrote a New York Times op-ed calling for ideological diversity on campus and criticizing the left-wing bent of campus administrators.

Abrams’ office was vandalized with “messages of intimidation” after publication of the op-ed and the Diaspora Coalition referred to him as “anti-queer, misogynist, and racist” in its list of demands.

https://dailycaller.com/2019/03/12/sarah-lawrence-fabric-softener-racism-demands/

1   SunnyvaleCA   ignore (0)   2019 Mar 20, 6:28pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

>>> Special housing for students of color <<<
After all that fighting in the 60's you want to re-segregate education?

>>> A mandatory first-year orientation session about “intellectual elitism” <<<
Discourage acting in an intelligent way?

>>> On-campus jobs prioritize the hiring of international students <<<
A school prioritizing the needs of non-citizens should be cut off from all government funding and benefits.

>>> Prevent students of color from being educated about history by “racist white professors” <<<
I get the feeling there's not much classroom education of any kind getting done at this school, so there shouldn't be any problem here.

>>> Reject funding from the Charles Koch Foundation <<<
After losing taxpayer subsidies and money from Koch, you will have to foot the full bill yourself. Good luck!

>>> All students have unlimited access to therapy sessions <<<
All the sessions you can pay for! If you're going to therapy, maybe you aren't really college material.

>>> Permanent funding for minority student unions that is not paid for by the student body <<<
No problem at all: have the minority students pay for the unions.
2   Ceffer   ignore (1)   2019 Mar 20, 6:52pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

They already tried this. They wound up with female students who were still there 20 years later in student housing after they should have graduated, not paying tuition, with illegitimate children and grandchildren and they wouldn't leave the housing for new students. When these super duper freshmen (they never made it to seniors) demanded a Colt 45 allowance, Sarah Lawrence abandoned the giveaways.
3   HonkpilledMaster   ignore (5)   2019 Mar 20, 6:54pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

willywonka says
Free winter housing with a “communal kitchen” containing “dry goods from the food pantry”


Great, but let them communally clean that kitchen.

You know Lafonda and Lawonda will have the place covered in cockroaches by the end of the week. BAPs don't clean shit.

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