It’s No Laughing Matter: Campuses Have Become Intolerant

August 17, 2015

By Clark Conner at The John William Pope Center

Millennials can be a hypersensitive bunch and nowhere is this more apparent than in the academy. American institutions of higher learning have become veritable minefields of trigger warnings, safe zones, and speech codes.

It appears we can add another line item to the growing list of things too radical for college students: humor. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld recently joined an expanding group of high-profile figures in denouncing higher education’s culture of hyper-sensitivity...

Schools: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge