90 Miles From Tyranny : White Student Government Leaders Resign from Their Positions Because of White Guilt

Thursday, July 16, 2020

White Student Government Leaders Resign from Their Positions Because of White Guilt









The President and the Vice President of the University of Connecticut’s Undergraduate Student Government recently stepped down from their posts.

And they did so because of white guilt.

VP Alex Ose stepped down last week, according to a report from The Daily Campus. She alluded to “the climate and incidents of racial injustice across the country and at the university.” But as Greg Piper of the College Fix noted she did so “without elaborating on what’s wrong at UConn (or why she can’t address the perceived problem as an elected official)”.

Ose stated:

I feel that it is my duty to step down from my position to make space for BIPOC (black, indigineous and people of color) voices to truly rise and be heard. It is my responsibility to make space, not to create an echo.

Ose also called on the rest of the white members of the student government to resign. She challenged her white colleagues to think about the “intent” they have in holding leadership positions and consider making space for BIPC students.

President Joshua Crow wasn’t as radical when he resigned.

“It is important in this time to ensure that marginalized groups have the platforms they need,” he declared, according to The Daily Campus.

Funny enough, Piper pointed out that “Crow’s temporary replacement is … another white guy, Will Schad.”

None of what we see taking place at UConn is occurring in a vacuum. It’s all a part of the cultural revolution that has taken place since...

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2 comments:

  1. So? Student government has zero real power or responsibility. It is nothing more than a club for students with more ego than the average student but less capability. If they really wanted to make a statement, they should drop out of school entirely, giving up their seats to minorities, and continue to pay their tuition. As it is, they are just giving up one virtue-signaling position for one that will look better on their activist resume later, without really costing them anything.

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  2. So true, Anonymous. Tomorrow's AOC.

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