College Students Need Educators, Not Babysitters

February 2, 2016

By Heather Madden at NewBostonPost

Last year, four female students at Columbia University protested the teaching of classical mythology in the classroom, and insisted that the school implement a trigger warning for Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” – one of the most notable works in Western culture – because a class was instructed to “read the myths of Persephone and Daphne, both of which include vivid depictions of rape and sexual assault.” ...