November 23, 2015

What The Missouri Football Players Can Teach Students At America’s Elite Colleges

By Bellwether

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We fetishize elite colleges, but these past few weeks students on the University of Missouri’s football team have led a master class on how to drive change (that their peers at schools that are allegedly the cradles of our future leaders might learn something from). I take a look at that in U.S. News today:

William Buckley said he’d rather be governed by the first 2000 names in the Boston phone book than the faculty of Harvard. After the past few weeks on America’s college campuses, I think I’d like to take my chances with the University of Missouri’s football team.

Around the country students are calling for changes at colleges and universities. Some of the demands for change are more than reasonable – if not overdue. Others clearly trample free speech and are out of place in an intellectual environment.

But one protest stands out – the actions of the some of the University of Missouri’s football team…

Please stipulate that you agree with this post before clicking here to read the entire thing. And tweet your protest strategies to me @arotherham.

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