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University Students Given Trigger Warnings About Shakespeare – In England

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:30am 10/20/2017 at 10:30am

This is so pathetic. If you need trigger warnings for Shakespeare, you belong in a rubber room, not a college classroom.

The Independent UK reports:

Cambridge University students given trigger warnings for Shakespeare plays

Academics have criticised “trigger warnings” after Cambridge University students were warned about “potentially distressing topics” in plays by Shakespeare.

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Theology Students in UK Given Trigger Warning About Christ’s Crucifixion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30am 1/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wouldn’t you think theology students have already heard about Christ dying on the cross?

The Daily Mail reports:

Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting!

Theology students are being warned in advance that...

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UW-Madison Health Center Wants Profs to Include Trigger Warnings on Syllabi

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/13/2016 at 1:30pm

If your mental health is so fragile that you can’t view or discuss course content without a warning first, you don’t belong in college. It’s really that simple.

The health center at the University of Wisconsin Madison feels differently.

Heat Street reported:

UW-Madison Health Center Urges ‘Trigger Warnings’ to Protect Student Mental Health

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Scared Silent – Even tenured profs afraid of SJW trigger warning mania

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:30am 10/6/2016 at 7:30am

This is the danger concepts like trigger warnings and speech codes present to free speech. People start censoring themselves over fear of the mob.

One professor shared her story at the

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American University Student Govt Demands Trigger Warnings in Course Syllabi

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 8:30am 10/5/2016 at 8:30am
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The faculty at American University passed a resolution against Trigger Warnings in 2015. However, some members of the student government not only want Trigger Warnings, they want them to be mandatory.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Pushing Trigger Warnings

The University of Chicago has received considerable attention for Dean John Ellison’s letter to incoming students...

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Student need for Trigger Warnings causes Ithaca College Prof to drop course material

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/16/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve now reached the point where a professor can’t teach her course properly because too many of the course materials might trigger someone. This is madness.

Campus Reform reports:

Ithaca enters trigger warning debate

An Ithaca College professor says she has stopped teaching sensitive material in her Sociology of Sexualities course because it has...

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Oklahoma Wesleyan University President: “This is not a day care. This is a university!”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 5:00pm 12/1/2015 at 5:00pm

In a letter to the student body, the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University said what we’ve all been saying — stop whining!

Dr. Everett Piper penned a public letter to university students where, among other glorious bits of wisdom, he advised, “Oklahoma Wesleyan is not a “safe place”, but rather, a...

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Columbia Multicultural Advisors: Put Trigger Warning on Ovid’s Metamorphoses

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 12:30pm 5/3/2015 at 12:30pm
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I think we have the 2015 Phrase of the Year: Trigger Warning.

But now they’ve gone too far.

Ovid’s Metamorphoses, which is part of the core curriculum at Columbia College (Columbia University) is described as follows:

The Metamorphoses (Latin: Metamorphōseōn librī: “Books of Transformations”) is a Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid,...

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California: Where Physical Exams should have “Trigger Warnings”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:30am 4/28/2015 at 8:30am

The delicate flowers at Georgetown who demanded “Trigger Warnings” for Christina Hoff Sommer’s talk really should come to California.

Here they will experience a political San Andreas fault, where progressive theory collides with daily reality….and Californians are hit with the falling debris.

Bruce Jenner’s public reveal has brought transgender issues into the national...

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