Harassment Charges for Student Who… Told Joke [Gasp!]

August 26, 2014

By Robby Soave at Reason Online

No joke: A University of Oregon student was charged with five separate code-of-conduct violations for shouting a kind of funny, vaguely inappropriate four-word phrase out the window of a campus dormitory.

The female student was at a friend's room inside UO's Carson Hall when she decided to stick her head out the window and shout, "I hit it first," at a random couple on the street. The couple yelled back at her and then later reported the incident to the floor's residential advisor. The RA then made the student apologize...

Schools: University of Oregon Cases: University of Oregon: Student’s Four-Word Joke Results in Five Unconstitutional Disciplinary Charges