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Yvonne Abraham

Stifling student voices

It’s not the ’60s anymore.

Colleges used to be hotbeds of political activity, combative marketplaces of ideas. Now they’re overpriced country clubs with climbing walls, sushi, and a culture of enforced politeness that is downright depressing.

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