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Wondering whether today’s college students have become too fragile? Read this document. | Washington Post | May 2013

I’ve written before
about the array of upsetting things that college students have demanded
trigger warnings for (fatphobia, nude models in a life drawing class,
etc.), as well as the kinds of activities
that now get somewhat arbitrarily punished as “acts of bias.” Well,
come take a look at another incredible document illustrating what
supposedly discriminatory behaviors today’s students think worthy of
redress or punishment.

In its annual report, the University of Oregon’s Bias Response Team has published a list of 2014-2015 “case report summaries.” These appear to refer to all the times students (and some faculty and staff) sought formal help from administrators when they believed they or their peers were victims of “bias.”