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Breaking News: Snowflakes Don’t Like Being Called Snowflakes

Recent research has uncovered another one of those ‘water is wet’ discoveries. A new survey by insurance firm Aviva found that 72 percent of 16 to 24-year-olds believe the term “snowflake” is unfairly applied to millennials. 74 percent of respondents took it a … Continue reading

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Oberlin Follows Mizzou and Evergreen – Enrollment Drops, Financial Woes

Oberlin College is at the forefront of social justice outrage hoaxes but until recently had not reported any real-world consequences. See what I did there? Real world? Mizzou went full-stupid with their fake outrage which cost them, and cost them and cost them, and then cost them some … Continue reading

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Racial bias concerns still linger at UNH

DURHAM — Senior Megan Esperance, incoming co-chair of the Black Student Union, had never feared for her safety on the 91-percent white University of New Hampshire campus – until this past spring. “Going to Holloway Commons (dining hall), I was … Continue reading

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At UNH, Student Demands After Racist Incidents Feel Like Déjà Vu

As students get ready to return for another year at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, for some, there’s still unfinished business from last year. After a series of racist campus incidents, students of color called upon the administration … Continue reading

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Snowflakes Triggering Snowflakes Triggering Snowflakes

A professional snowflake admits to having to self-censor her own speech to avoid triggering other snowflakes, among other things. A circumstance ripe with opportunity.  I self-police what I say in activist spaces. I stopped commenting on social media with questions or pushback on … Continue reading

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UNH Prof’s Console Snowflakes Offended By Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

A dozen University of New Hampshire professors wrote a letter offering support to those who were hurt and offended by actions of some on campus who, the letter alleges, appropriated Mexican stereotypes while celebrating Cinco de Mayo on and around … Continue reading

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