90 Miles From Tyranny : UCLA student drops 'indoctrinating' class after prof's instruction to advocate for illegal immigrants

Friday, April 3, 2020

UCLA student drops 'indoctrinating' class after prof's instruction to advocate for illegal immigrants








  • A UCLA student says he dropped a course because of how "indoctrinating" it turned out to be.
  • Josiah Badie, a UCLA student, shared video of an online lecture with Campus Reform.
  • In the video,Kent Wong instructs students to "advanc[e] the campaign for sanctuary for undocumented students..."

It's been just over three weeks since most California Colleges announced the suspension of in-person courses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this time, many students, professors, and faculty members have begun the transition to online lectures. But the transition has not dissuaded some faculty members from pushing their own political beliefs on their students.

In a video obtained by Campus Reform of a prerecorded online lecture obtained by Campus Reform, UCLA instructor Kent Wong can be seen explaining the class to his students with the stated purpose of “advancing the campaign for sanctuary for undocumented students and staff here at the UCLA campus."


"It wasn't an assignment," UCLA student Josiah Badie, who enrolled in the class, told Campus Reform. "It was a theme of the class."

"If it was just an assignment, I could write a paper and take one die grade but this was a whole class goal, objective...this was basically the syllabus," Badie added.


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This project was assigned to students in a course titled Non-Violence and Social Movements. In the video lecture, Wong is heard explaining the importance of the assignment by stating, "This is a critical campaign. This is a critical issue, especially now, when immigrant students and immigrant communities are under fierce attack by the current administration," the current administration being that of the Trump Administration. 

Badie expressed his concerns to Campus Reform about the course and its objectives, “I’ve taken a lot of G.E. classes so I’ve kinda gotten used to the left bias and everything." But he added, "this one made me...



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1 comment:

Tim said...

"immigrant students and immigrant communities are under fierce attack by the current administration" that's a lie, only illegal alien invaders are being sought out and deported.