Evergreen State Protesters Demand No Homework, College President Hurries To Oblige
Protesters at Evergreen State College demanded that the school president exempt them from homework in a video of the protests posted Monday.
“All of us are students and have homework and projects and things due,” said the protester during a meeting between students and George Bridges, Evergreen’s president, reported Campus Reform. “Have you sent an email out to our faculty letting them know? What’s been done with that?”
“That is the first thing I’ll do,” replied Bridges. “I have not done it yet. I’ll do it right now.”
“So they need to be told that these assignments won’t be done on time. And we don’t need to be penalized for that,” said the protester while gesturing with her hand.
But when Bridges himself used his hand to gesticulate, another protester told him to put his hand down. Throughout the protests, students policed the president’s ability to gesture when expressing himself. (RELATED: Students Furious Over Release Of Video Depicting Them Going Berserk At College)
Later in the video, Bridges, surrounded by protesters, asks for privacy to consider their demands. When he states he has claustrophobia, the students compare it to the racism they allegedly experience on campus.
“Students of color have to work in threatening environments every day,” responded one protester, while others started snapping in approval. “Welcome. Welcome. Get to work.”
This new video adds to the deluge of footage that has already surfaced showing protesters making demands, cursing out Bridges and calling for the resignation of a professor who disagreed with the day-long segregation of black and white students. (RELATED: ‘It’s Life Or Death For Us’: Students Protest Racism, Police Brutality At College [VIDEO])
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