D’Souza’s credentials, rhetorical skill, and misleading arguments confirmed pro-Trump orthodoxy to a friendly audience.
It would have been so very easy and convenient to succumb to these ideas. After all, they benefit people like me on the long run.
The problem on college campuses is not as simple as a violation of free speech or protecting the integrity of intellectual diversity. Rather, the problem may be society’s lack of unifying values.
Trinity University students and faculty are grappling with an environment of uncertainty after President Trump’s executive order on Immigration. This week, The Contemporary investigated law’s implications for students, took the pulse of legal debates, and evaluated the law’s impact on the campus climate.
The process of determining the value of the Professor Watch list through substantive public debate is certainly educational, and it is a process that we should all volunteer to defend.
For a bit of background about our organization, check out this article written by Trinity University!
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