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Student Facing Disciplinary Charges for Recording Anti-Trump Professor

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform

The student who recorded an Orange Coast College professor calling Donald Trump’s election “an act of terrorism” in a classroom rant is still in a state of disciplinary limbo over the video.

The student, who has remained anonymous for fear of retribution, recently attended a hearing with school administrators to discuss the potential punishment for recording Professor Olga Perez Stable-Cox’s December diatribe, but despite mulling the matter for almost four hours, OCC officials have yet to render a verdict.

Shawn Steel, RNC Committeeman and attorney for the OCC College Republicans, told Campus Reform that the administration had placed a hold on the student’s account, preventing the student from registering for classes, or even viewing previous grades, until December 31, 2099.

Calling the hold “a punitive action without notice” and observing that its 83-year duration is “a long time,” Steel said he called Orange Coast College’s President to defend the student, and was able to strike a deal whereby the hold would be lifted if the student agreed to meet with the interim Dean.

During the hearing with Interim Dean Victoria Lugo, which lasted for nearly four hours, the student told administrators that professor Stable-Cox is gen…

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