Brickbat: Don't Say That


Gavin Huang

Over the past year, faculty leaders in the University of California system have undergone training in how to avoid offending students and each other. The training teaches that certain phrases can be considered "microaggressions," phrases such as "I believe the most qualified person should get the job" and "America is the land of opportunity." They have also been warned not to give out any forms that only provide "male" and "female" boxes to check.