This story reminded me of the sorts of trouble we Eph rightwingers made on campus 20 years ago.

The College Republicans at Boston University are protesting minority scholarships by offering the $250 Caucasian Achievement and Recognition Scholarship, CBS4 reported. The scholarship, being criticized by some on campus as insensitive, is restricted to those who are at least one-fourth white and who write two essays — one on their background and one on “what it means to you to be a Caucasian-American today.”

Question: Is there an active Republican/conservative/libertarian student organization at Williams today? The website for the Garfield Republican Club seems untouched in 3 years, although it’s blog has an entry from 2004 and Amanda Boote ’07 (former GRC President?) was active on WSO back then.

If there are no active rightwingers on campus, I hope that the Admissions Office accepts at least a few, or else political discussion among students will become as narrow as that among faculty! ;-)

Facebooktwitter
Print  •  Email