Yale University Students Protest Halloween Costume Email (VIDEO 3)

By November 6, 2015

Yale University Students Protest Halloween Costume Email (VIDEO 3)

Christakis: [Possibly to Student B] Other people have rights, too! Not just you.

Student in crowd: Walk away. Walk away. [inaudible] He doesn’t deserve to be listened to.

Crowd: [Jeers.]

Student C: [Inaudible] create an unsafe space here for all [inaudible]

Christakis: I do not…

Student C: Be quiet! … For all Silliman students. Do you understand that? As your position as master, it is your job to create a place of comfort and home for the students that live in Silliman.

Christakis: I hear you.

Student C: You have not done that. By sending out that email, that goes against your position as master. Do you understand that?

Christakis: No I don’t agree with that.

Student C: [Yelling.] Then why the fuck did you accept the position!

Christakis: Because I have a diff…

Student C: [Yelling.] Who the fuck hired you?

Christakis: I have a different vision than you.

Student C: [Yelling.] Then step down! If that is what you think about being a [inaudible] master, then you should step down. It is not about creating an intellectual space! It is not! Do you understand that? It’s about creating a home here! You are not doing that. You’re going against that.

Student in crowd: You’re supposed to be our advocate!

Student C: You should [inaudible] be at the event last night when you hear [inaudible] say that she didn’t know how to create a safe space for her freshman at Silliman! How do you explain that? Because freshman come here and they think this is what Yale is? You hear that? They’re gonna leave! They’re gonna transfer because you are a poor steward of the community.

Student in crowd: Retweet!

Student C: You should not sleep at night!

Students in crowd: We out. We out.

Student C: You are disgusting.

Schools: Yale University Cases: Yale University: Protesters at Yale Threaten Free Speech, Demand Apologies and Resignations from Faculty Members Over Halloween Email