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2019-06-09 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Oh-oh! Oberlin College’s insurance company says their policy doesn’t cover the huge verdict against it
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Posted by Fred 2019-06-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [459 views ]  Top

#1 So why not fire the whole guilty clique ?

Posted by 3dc 2019-06-09 00:20||   2019-06-09 00:20|| Front Page Top

#2 Fire everybody. Sell the building. Borrow from JPMorgan Chase. You should have thought of that before you encouraged socialist vendetta as an extra-curricular activity.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-06-09 03:21||   2019-06-09 03:21|| Front Page Top

#3 Sounds like the makings of a great college course: The Institutional Costs of Social Justice.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-06-09 06:22||   2019-06-09 06:22|| Front Page Top

#4 There's a prerequisite for that course, Incompetent Administration; Consequences of Hubris.
Posted by Charong Crusomble7850 2019-06-09 06:56||   2019-06-09 06:56|| Front Page Top

#5 ...Interesting situation - Oberlin actually has an $887M USD endowment, and even a worst case verdict would barely scratch that. The problem is that endowments tend to be reserved for specific purposes by the endowers. I don't think there's any legal barriers to them using endowment money to pay the damages, but first, they need to get permission to use said money from the people who donated it. Second, it sets a really, really bad precedent as far as using the money for 'emergencies'.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2019-06-09 07:08||   2019-06-09 07:08|| Front Page Top

#6 Bad things happen when educators forget that students are vermin.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-06-09 08:32||   2019-06-09 08:32|| Front Page Top

#7 It may have about three quarters of a billion dollars in its endowment, but the income from that endowment is committed to spending programs already. And with its reputation of a P.C. hellhole spreading, applications and enrollment have plummeted, and cutbacks are already underway.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-06-09 08:58||   2019-06-09 08:58|| Front Page Top

#8 Bad things happen when educators forget that students are vermin.

The "educators" are vermin, trying to pass that along to their pliable mush brain "students." It's all a self-contained, self-absorbed cult. We will be hearing about how this decision is "chilling" to free speech from the same people who work overtime to chill free speech to absolute zero when they don't like what's being said.

Loren Visser lays it out in the first 50 seconds of this clip from Blood Simple.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-06-09 09:19||   2019-06-09 09:19|| Front Page Top

#9 Good!
Posted by Woodrow 2019-06-09 14:42||   2019-06-09 14:42|| Front Page Top

#10 The students start out innocent when the go into kindergarten. It's the educational system that turns them into vermin.

Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-06-09 15:18||   2019-06-09 15:18|| Front Page Top

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