College Students Could Fail Course For Using Words ‘Female’ and ‘Male’

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PULLMAN, WA – A new school year is upon us, and that means the word police are out in force to protect students from racist and hateful speech on at least one university campus.

The web site Campus Reform reports that some professors at Washington State University in Pullman will give students bad grades for using terms like “illegal alien” and words like “female” and “male.”

One of those professors is apparently John Streamas, reprimanded by the university in 2006 for calling a student a white “s”-bag during a heated debate over immigration. In a bit of academic irony, Streamas includes in the course syllabus a caution that name calling and other signs of disrespect will result in removal from the class.

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