Day: April 23, 2009

Stanford ’89, A Happier Takeover

By John McWhorter Debra Dickerson said of the Cornell students who took over Willard Straight Hall at Cornell in 1969, “What they actually wanted was beyond the white man’s power to bestow.” Even after they were granted a Black Studies department as they demanded, a core of black students remained infuriated at Cornell as still […]

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Is It Bias?

This is a letter to the editor of the Cornell Daily Sun, responding to a Sun report today about a campus Christian group apparently violating anti-discrimination rules by not allowing a gay student to become a leader. To the Editor: Alex Berg (“Outcry Erupts from Alleged Homophobia” April 23) seems to think the Chris Donohoe […]

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