I’m Not Making This Up, You Know

Walter Olson has posted some highlights of student demands from around the country. Here’s a doozy.QueerEngineering

I’m not sure how one would relate deviant sexuality to Physics or Astronomy or Engineering or Geography, all of which are subjects of study for undergraduates at Dartmouth.

6 thoughts on “I’m Not Making This Up, You Know


  1. The library-related demand about subject headings is hilarious. Those are controlled at Library of Congress hence the name Library of Congress Subject Headings. The local library could make nonconforming headings but those are useless in the cataloging workflow these days.

    Other than being acts of subjugation these demands accomplish nothing useful.


  2. The inmates truly believe they are running the asylum. Hopefully the wardens will wise up and put them in the padded rooms where they belong instead of coddling them and making soft soothing noises in their direction.

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