You Tell Us: Where should campus groups focus their efforts?

This is a space for you, the readers of BlogDailyHerald, to contribute your own opinions to the campus conversation. Contributions in the form of a less lame name than “You Tell Us” are also welcome.

Today’s topic: Should campus groups which organize around social justice, such as Students for a Democratic Society, agitate for change on-campus or off?

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In case you missed it: The GQ douche

From The Herald’s editorial page board yesterday.

Dear GQ editors,

We’re writing to let you know that we’re not mad. We’re sorry you think we’re douches, honestly. But we’re not mad at you for it. The feeling on campus since the release of your article hasn’t been anger, or resentment. Not even frustration. No, more than anything it’s been confusion.

A lot of people here would like to chat with you about semantics. (Yes, we use words like semantics.) It’s not that your profile of our school is wrong — (many of us ran out to the driveway and tore those peace signs right off) — we just don’t see the connection between being a smart, rich pacifist and being a douche.

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