Harvard Rescinds Acceptance Of Students Caught Using Racist Memes
The Harvard admissions office decided to teach some potential students a harsh life lesson after the students were caught sharing offensive memes. Ana Kasparian, Hasan Piker and Brett Erlich, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://tytnetwork.com/join/
“Ivy League colleges may have an inexhaustible tolerance for campus rape and violent fraternity hazings, but Harvard University is drawing a line at offensive meme groups.
Campus newspaper the Harvard Crimson reports that the university rescinded admission offers to at least ten prospective students after discovering that they had shared sexually explicit and racially offensive memes in a private messaging group.
The group, once known as Harvard Memes For Horny Bourgeois Teens, was initially set up in December 2016 by incoming students for the class of 2021. It was formed out of a larger, roughly 100member messaging group that was set up to share pop culture memes (members of this group have not faced action from the college authorities.)”
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