Western Washington U. Students Demand College for Social Justice Indoctrination

Activists accuse college of oppressing 'hxstorically marginalized students,' because correct spelling is a microaggression.

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Student activists at Western Washington University—a public university in Bellingham, Washington—have published their demands, which easily trump Oberlin College students' demands in terms of sheer absurdity. WWU students want an entire academic college dedicated to breeding social justice activists, separate residential safe spaces for racial groups, and a student committee charged with policing offensive speech. 

It's no exaggeration to say that if students got their way, WWU would essentially become an indoctrination camp. The proposed College of Power and Liberation would teach a very narrow far-left ideology, and the proposed Office for Social Transformation would investigate professors and students who are accused of microaggressions. 

For these activists, "microaggression" is clearly a broad term. The list of demands spells the word "history" like this: "hxstory." As I explained in a recent column for The Daily Beast: 

The list of demands ends with a lengthy denunciation of WWU's marginalization of "hxstorically oppressed students." The misspelling is intentional: "hxstory," I presume, was judged to be more PC than "history," which is gendered, triggering, and perhaps violent. It's easy for me to laugh at these clumsy attempts to make language obey the dictates of political correctness—but I laugh from a position of relative safety, since I am not a WWU professor. 

On the other hand, if a member of campus were to insist on the proper spelling of the word, would he or she (or xe) have to answer to the Committee for Social Transformation? 

Full thing here

WWU President Bruce Shepard told The Bellingham Herald that only the Faculty Senate can propose an entirely new college, and that many of the other demands would violate contracts with university employees, internal policies, and even federal law, according to The College Fix. 

The activists countered by alleging that Shepard was further oppressing "hxstorically marginalized students." What a time to be alive. 

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  1. These people deserve Trump as their POTUS.

      1. He certainly will manage it, because the people have had enough of the flood of trigger-speech and micro-aggressive abuses that have been steadily destroying our national fabric. That the so-called chief judge of a prestigious state court is allowed, with complete impunity, to publish a “First-Amendment dissent,” suggesting that the prosecution of an internet Troll for fraud was an “atavistic” assault on the “free and uninhibited exchange of ideas,” shows that there is still a dangerous liberal wing in this country. People who espouse this sort of view need to be dealt with rapidly and efficiently, so we can stop the fraud, the Trolls, and the provocateurs of the Net without any further hindrance.

        See the documentation of America’s leading criminal “satire” case at:

        http://raphaelgolbtrial.wordpress.com/

        Fortunately, the People know a thing or two about what atavism really means: the author of this preposterous “dissent” has been forced to step down from his judicial post on account of his age, and is now the chief of a commission charged with investigating the foolish idea of closing Rikers Island, an important penal colony where we keep some of the drug-induced violence of the land confined. That absurd project will at least keep Mr. Honorable Chief Dissenter occupied, while younger and less weak-willed judges take on the trigger-speech abusers with a firm hand, in collaboration with our nation’s highly skilled prosecutors.

    1. What they deserve is another Kent State. Except the national guardsmen shouldn’t stop until every last SJW is dead.

      1. No, that’s not right.

        You always leave one alive to tell the tale.

        1. You make a good point. Maybe just maim and cripple the last one. Or force him to listen to a bunch of Trump speeches (would that be called Trump stump).

  2. And the plague continues.

  3. In the picture, she’s been married to the guy on her left longer.

    1. Gah, been married to the guy on THE left longer. Her right.

      1. Your cisnormative and heteronormative microagressions are being reported to the Student Speech Committee as we speak.

        1. Hey, you don’t know how they gender themselves!

          1. You will NEVER address me as “you.” You will call me your royal highness ix, squig, and thmack.

        2. You spelled everything correctly and has no misgrammarizations. Report!

          Well, except “aggression” has two g’s. You avoided re-education by the skin of your teeth!

          1. I blame my phone keyboard!

    2. There was an episode of a show with a situation like that (featuring a trio of hippies) and they found out she was pregnant and started fighting over who was the father.

  4. The proposed College of Power and Liberation would teach a very narrow far-left ideology

    So…like college, then?

    1. Except without any pretense that they are doing anything else.

  5. Douch nozzles

    1. If these fucks ever ran into people who would fight back and defend themselves they’d run like scared bunnies.I’m sure the will one day.

      1. No because the HR department will always side with the snowflake.

    2. Douche Nozzles are rape culture!

  6. The whole segregated safe spaces thing is so utterly insane it’s not even funny. People died to end segregation and here are the grand children of that generation DEMANDING segregation. The end is near.

    1. Will the circle be unbroken?

    2. *separate BUT EQUAL residential safe spaces for racial groups

    3. its kind of funny

  7. BTW, this is WWU, so it’s like the Oberlin of the West Coast… almost as bad as Evergreen.

    1. The Oberlin of the west coast is Reed

    2. I graduated from WWU in 2012.
      I knew it was particularly lefty before I even enrolled, but that didn’t bother me since I was a Daily Show watching nodder at the time.
      Believe it or not, it was generally feasible to keep the indoctrination at arms length if you picked a STEM degree. Mine was Computer Science. The worst you had to deal with was a handful of required “liberal arts”/cultural studies classes that weren’t particularly difficult. It wasn’t until my last year that the privilege checkers started putting up posters in the laundry room, making sure you feel ashamed for being born the wrong skin color (campus population majority white; shocker)
      I knew by then that the school mascot (a very white very blond Viking) was living on borrowed time. But by now the complaints of cisheteronormative discomfort have already been filed.

      1. I live in WA. I should move to Bellingham and take another degree. It’s really cheap for me to attend any WA public universities as a Persian Gulf vet. I’ll bet I could wrangle them into a multimillion dollar lawsuit within a semester.

  8. Screw it.

    I surrender. I’m climbing back in hole and saying liberty is dead.

    It was a good ride, I wish I had been older than 40 when I saw it die.

    1. It’s still twitching on the ground. I wouldn’t call it completely dead.

      1. Whoo-hoo-hoo, look who knows so much. It just so happens that your liberty here is only MOSTLY dead. There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive. With all dead, well, with all dead there’s usually only one thing you can do.

        1. True Love!

        2. If everyone just rose up all at once and exterminated the progtards this would all go away. And personally I have no problem seeing the rivers choked with their dead if they ultimately won’t go away.

      2. Pining for the fjords, lovely plumage. Oh, look, it just moved!

      3. I’m not dead!
        I’m getting better!
        I don’t want to go on the cart….
        I feel fine!
        I think I’ll go for a walk….
        I feel happy! I feel happy!

        1. Konk on the head and back in the cart with you!

  9. This is only going to get worse

    1. There is NO WAY these fucktards can provide for themselves. No fucking way.

      1. Perhaps they can set up a for-profit chain of drive-thru safe spaces.

          1. Oh, I wouldn’t worry about it actually making a profit.

            1. You’re thinking The Producers, aren’t you?

      2. I expect they’ll jump on the anti-immigrant bandwagon once they realize that they’ve ensured no sane employer wants to hire an American college graduate.

        1. Is it legal to discriminate against job applicants for their political beliefs?

          1. Not if you spin it as any other believable reason.

            1. Like they’re idiots?

          2. You can discriminate on the basis of major.

            1. For now. I’m sure there’s some legislation in the not so distant future that will ensure that companies hiring practices are “fair” by means of ensuring that they have a percentage of employees whose degrees align with the % of degrees being given out of colleges. You know, because an IT security company hiring people that don’t have IT or Comp Sci degrees is bigoted and racist.

      3. They have sugar daddy government to take care of them while they make abstract finger paintings from period blood cause they’re so hip and edgy.

    2. I can’t imagine that it won’t self correct eventually. Who knows how shitty things will be by then, though.

  10. How is it helping the disadvantaged by making up ugly new spellings out of thin air?

    Fucking social justice, how does it work?

    1. We will drag people to social justice kicking and screaming if we have to.

    2. To be fair history does come from the root “histor” which meant learned or wise man.

      1. His story. If they want to change to Herstory, I’m good with it.

        1. That’s hersterical

      2. I thought it meant Inquiry or Research.

        I do know that Story derives from History.

      3. The root of history is “to see”

  11. This is a troll, right? Engineering students reassemble VWs in prof offices, social studies ones put up retarded shit then wait and see how many demands are met.

  12. And they will call the committee a soviet and it will rule with the will of the proletariat. The kulaks will be over thrown..The races will be separate and equal,Some more that others.

  13. Would, would, wouldn’t.

    1. So discriminate. You wouldn’t want someone to discriminate against you, would you? I’m writing you up for one microhitler.

      1. Is that larger or smaller than a Maocron?

  14. The signatures on the petition linked off of Robby’s Daily Beast story are hilarious.

    1. “Dany Pickering
      New Zealand, Wellington
      Feb 29, 2016
      I transferred away from Western because of how turgidly unsafe it had become. This is CRITICAL. The time is long overdue for WWU to actually walk the walk too for a change.

      You know what else is “turgidly unsafe”?

      1. You know what else is “turgidly unsafe”?

        Many little girls who have met me can answer that question.

      2. I swear that said Turd

      3. You know what else is “turgidly unsafe”?

        LBJ’s favorite organ?

    2. “” Anonymous
      Feb 29, 2016
      It is vital that this institution is held accountable for the years of oppressive stances it takes against it’s students, stances that prohibit students from succeeding, feeling safe, and often leave them physically and mentally traumatized by the time in which they graduate. It is important that all staff, including those in charge of student health are included in this. It is vital that we receive the support and aid that was promised upon our acceptance. “

      1. oppressive stances it takes against it’s students, stances that prohibit students from succeeding, feeling safe, and often leave them physically and mentally traumatized by the time in which they graduate.

        And the only cure is to further mentally traumatize them by turning them into drooling infants.

        1. we help them become adults by treating them like children.

          Wow. I am so glad to be long past college age.

      2. So isn’t the first sentence mixing past and present tenses ?

        Aren’t college students supposed to know better ?

        1. Hahaha! Oh, wait, OneOut- you were serious? HAHAHAHAHAHA! Lots of college students write like third-graders! It’s ok because THE FEELS!

        2. At a directional Washington state?

      3. It would probably be one of those spelling microaggressions to point out the correct use of ‘it’s’ vs ‘its’

      4. I’m actually really curious what, if any, documents they signed, and what was contained in said documents, upon enrollment. I’m highly doubtful there is anything in there about “feeling safe”, etc.

    3. angelica Guillen
      United States, Mount Vernon
      Mar 01, 2016
      1
      It is time that universities, colleges, high schools, grade schools honor learning and critical thinking by teaching the truthful existence of this country called the USA. Let’s began by first clarify that this land is called Turtle Island, then admit that this land was stolen from its people and that those who came here from other continents murdered indigenous people who had lived on this land before any other group of had. THIS IS THE FOUNDATION OF THE CREATION OF THE USA—THEFT AND MURDER. To teach the truth is to give respect to good minds of our students. We need to rename and re-create what we call academic curriculum. I with pride sign this petition to make changes which students have demanded happen.

      1. so she’s giving up her slot at the university to a more deserving group, like a descendant of the folks whose land was stolen?

        1. ” to teach truth is to give respect to good minds of our students “.

          She writes in English good.

  15. I so wanna tell a SJW that my pronoun is “blow it out your ass.” Just once.

    1. How about,’meet me in the parking lot bitches’?

    2. If asked, I will say my pronoun is “we,” just to see what they do.

      1. “It’s ‘We’, as in, ‘The Royal We’. And, We invite thou to kiss Our Royal Ass.”

        1. My pronoun is “watufa ” spelled wtf.

    3. Mine is spelled F-U.

  16. “…the proposed Office for Social Transformation would investigate professors and students who are accused of microaggressions.”

    Didn’t they mean to say that the Appeals Sub-Committee will investigate all complaints involving Un-mutuals for application of the treatment known as Instant Social Conversion?

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5cYpUiPDx2w

  17. Hxlarious!

  18. My husband used to teach at this school. I thought it was bad then. Apparently, stupidity has no bounds.

  19. The lxnatics now run the axylum now!

    Ixiots.

  20. The comments on the petition are a riot.

    Yair Richard Ramirez United States, Bellingham Mar 04, 2016

    We must not be contemplating wisps of buildings. The sleeping bag of inquiry and all too often we want to go out and have fun, chai shop, these things. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But this is ok. The mind wants to put all these SMS’s: “You’re not doing so well…” “not so good” “…you better go speak to some friends.” No. No. Just sit with it.

    So you have to be smelling like a potato. Baked potato, raw potato, well raw potatoes don’t smell like nothing… but baked hmm yes.

    Then life will bring the butter.

    Elizabeth Bathory United States, Bellingham Mar 04, 2016

    I see what you are saying but maybe not talking in allegory or tales will help more. Thank you for your great words

    1. Chaim Goldbergstein Netherlands, Venlo Mar 02, 2016

      Whites should also sign this, even though it won’t make up for what they did, and still do.

      Elizabeth Bathory United States, Bellingham Mar 04, 2016

      Everyday I consider how to make up for what we’ve done, I try to smile at least

        1. I wrote a comic that included a reference to her.

      1. “Elizabeth Bathory”? I really hope that’s someone trolling the fuck out of them. The alternatives are slightly depressing.

        1. “Chaim Goldbergstein”

    2. Anonimous _United States, Bellingham Mar 01, 2016

      Yeah it’s a trip one time I was in a 200 level English class and the teacher said the n-word to bring up the discussion but then she looked around the class kinda nervous but at the same time waiting for somebody to say something. Probably so she could probably get all lecturey about words and blah blah blah. I didn’t care but it felt weird like if your gonna say it just say it and move on but no- she kept saying it over and over with the ER and not the GA so then I got kinda mad on the inside and wanted to punch her right in the fat mouth of the woman. I got over it though and other than that no other racials I noticed.

      Stacy H. United States, Bellingham Mar 01, 2016

      That sounds a little over the top. I’m sorry you had to go thru that

      1. …punch her right in the fat mouth of the woman

        Is this a euphemism? Surely, no college-educated person would be so incoherent…

        1. Problematic fat shaming!
          Please report to the McDonalds camp, where we can make you equal to your equals.

      2. “I’m sorry you had to go through that”?

        What the fuck? Hearing a word hurts now? It’s just a fucking word.

        1. Yea, but they are mean words, which hurt !

    3. Poe’s law

      angelica GuillenUnited States, Mount Vernon Mar 01, 2016

      It is time that universities, colleges, high schools, grade schools honor learning and critical thinking by teaching the truthful existence of this country called the USA. Let’s began by first clarify that this land is called Turtle Island, then admit that this land was stolen from its people and that those who came here from other continents murdered indigenous people who had lived on this land before any other group of had. THIS IS THE FOUNDATION OF THE CREATION OF THE USA—THEFT AND MURDER. To teach the truth is to give respect to good minds of our students. We need to rename and re-create what we call academic curriculum. I with pride sign this petition to make changes which students have demanded happen.

      1. Living in Mt. Vernon may explain her shitty outlook.

        1. Which mount vernon is that? Pete Rock & CL Smooth, or G-dub?

          1. The one in western Washington. Small, sad town. I haven’t been there in a while, but it’s not too far after you come off of Deception Pass bridge.

      2. Critical thinking indeed.

    4. mo Poe’s

      Aleesha AUnited States, Kent Feb 29, 2016

      Attending WWU as a WOC was one of the most harrowing experiences of my life.
      I refuse to become part of WWU alumni networks until students of color receive the support and respect they deserve.

      1. lol, I really wish the Golden Horde would invade, these little snowflakes don’t know shit about harrowing.

      2. Which foreign thing is more useful, a WOC or a wok? Is the WWU she means a wrestling union? That certainly needs an overweight annoying black woman.

    5. Jesus Christ.

      With all due respect to Jesus.

      But Jesus Christ.

    6. Yair Richard Ramirez United States, Bellingham Mar 04, 2016

      Agile Cyborg has competition.

    7. Richard Ramirez and Elizabeth Bathory. Two serial killers. That’s some impressive trolling.

      1. Ha! I hadn’t noticed Ramirez… good catch.

    8. that is fucking fantastic.

  21. I like the idea of a whole new college (call it SJU). These people desperately want to be segregated into their own little world, so lets give it to them, good and hard. A few thoughts:

    (1) Credits can transfer only from the main university to SJU, not the other way around.
    (2) No scholarships to SJU; everyone should pay according to their means, and tuition should be set so that student tuition covers all costs.

    1. Make a movie of it, and call it: PCU II: The Next Generation.

      1. Sounds like a horror flick for sure.

        1. Or a roach motel. Progtards check in, but they don’t check out.

    2. Excellent ideas. Also, (3) instead of individual grades, all the grades will be averaged and everyone in the class will receive the mean.

      You want a socialist utopia? You got it.

      1. Also, (3) instead of individual grades, all the grades will be averaged and everyone in the class will receive the mean.

        Wish I could cite where I got this:

        An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama’s plan”. All grades will be averaged and… everyone will receive the same grade so no one will fail and no one will receive an A…. (substituting grades for dollars – something closer to home and more readily understood by all).

        1. After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little.The second test average was a D! No one was happy.

          When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F. As the tests proceeded, the scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else.To their great surprise, ALL FAILED and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed. It could not be any simpler than that.

          1. socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed. It could not be any simpler than that.

            No, it’s just that they didn’t have the right people in charge. If they had just done it with the right people, next time it will be a success. Scandinavia!

            /I still hear people say this all the time

          2. “Wish I could cite where I got this:”

            Snopes, the urban legend site?

            http://www.snopes.com/college/exam/socialism.asp

    3. (4) All cafeteria workers, c-store clerks and janitors at the university must be paid a $15/hr living wage, to be reflected in the cost of tuition.

  22. The market will sort this out. Decide whether you will hire WWU grads to work for you and act as you must.

    1. These whiners are devaluing my degree. Although I’ve come to realize it didn’t have much to lose. If it was anything other than STEM it would be in the negative by now.

  23. The proposed College of Power and Liberation

    They should make it People’s Liberation. Maybe form some kind of army or other to promote it.

  24. The thought of fucking with these people when they enter the real world is fantastic.

    Mmmm…proggie tears.

    1. Oh come on. When they’re assigned a project and then can’t handle it and demand to be given a safe space because they’ve been triggered by the micro-aggression of being asked to do work, you don’t think that will fly? Yeah, it’s going to be fun.

      1. Why would you hire one in the first place?

        I’m hoping that someone out there is compiling a database of these idiots that can be checked by potential employers.

        On the list, no job for you.

        1. Unfortunately they will all just gravitate naturally toward government work anyway.

        2. I see you attended WWU and have a degree in Grievance Studies. Thank you for your interest, good day and be sure the door closes on your way out.

        3. My experience is they will be selected by a Human Resources drone just as incapable of independent thought as this one of these losers.

      2. I’ve already experienced it. It is fun watching them break when they realize they either do the work or lose their job and can understand why their cries do nothing.

        1. *can’t understand

      3. They will file a complaint with HR alleging that you disparaged their intelligence. They will get a transfer and a raise. You will get a warning.

        True story.

        Sigh.

    2. Under Fuhrerin Clinton these people may enter the real world as Gestapo

      1. Please. They have no stomach for that kind of thing. They can’t even get through a disagreeable lecture – you think they could do any kind of wet work?

    3. The Ministry of Truth – HateCrimes committee – will seek to soothe their prog tears.

  25. You know who else wanted separate residential spaces for racial groups?

    1. Woodrow Wilson as I recall. We’ve come full circle.

      1. We haven’t. I suspect the idea is that the “(historically) oppressed” get to completely control association, to deny it, and compel it as they see fit.

    2. Oliver Brown?

  26. Being alive oppresses the historically dead. Stop that.

  27. The only ex-GF I should have married was a WWU-grad.

  28. We need a special college to validate the experiences of so-called “schizophrenics” and the “mentally ill”. These marginalized people, actually reincarnations of famous historical figures, victims of government conspiracies, time travellers, and unrecognized superheros have been marginalized by the neurotypicalist psychiatric establishment. It’s time for the cognitively a-typical to be released from the shackles of neurotypical oppression, by being provided with a safe space where they can speak about their unique perspectives without being questioned or called “crazy”.

    In conjunction, the university should also establish a School of Alternative Science, dedicated to revisiting the scientific establishment’s take on such marginalized fields as alchemy, ESP, reincarnation, and astrology.

  29. The list of demands spells the word “history” like this: “hxstory.”

    Well, as we all know, history comes to us from the Greek ???????, through the Latin historia, arriving e.g. as la historia in Spanish, and I, for one, find the existence of this explicitly feminine noun to be particularly triggering.

  30. Shouldn’t he have written it as “dxctates”?

  31. These people are so afraid of acknowledging gender differences, how do they ever even fuck without offending someone?

    1. “…how do they ever fuck…”

      They don’t.

  32. The Ministry of Truth welcomes all students for a mandatory/womandatory/persondatory evening lecture on Thoughtcrimes at the Newspeak lecture hall.

  33. Washington already has a college of Social Justice Indoctrination. It’s called The Evergreen State College.

  34. They really need to start just expelling these students. Instead they tried the “If we ignore them, they’ll go away” method. As most people who have dealt with real problems, sticking your head in the sand typically proves to just make it worse. Then they tried kowtowing to them, clearly that doesn’t work (you can never truly sate the beast that is regressives). Now, they need to grab hold of whatever sack they have left, cowboy up and kick these imbecilic morons out. They need to learn a harsh lesson on the realities of life.

    I really can’t get over this whole thing. I read this stuff and even though i know deep in my heart that it’s real, i keep having to remind myself it’s not some satirical piece.

  35. You know what I think? There has never been social justice between students, so why should there be any between students? They are just people with different social backgrounds and they will be treated accordingly. As much as I do not support it, there is hardly something I can do. We will never be equal. Students from respected families will freely apply to Aussie Essay Writer and no one will say a word to them while average students will get punished for the same exact thing. Not fair? Well, when the world fair in the first place?

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