Tolerance: Students Protest University’s ‘White,’ ‘Cisgender Male’ President

Leaked emails reveal that a group of student activists plans to sabotage the inauguration of Stanford University’s president-elect by planting protesters throughout the event.

The students, who call themselves “Who’s Teaching Us?,” are upset that the new president and provost continue the “legacy of white leadership and cisgender male leadership.”

Leaked emails reveal that a group of student activists plans to sabotage the inauguration of Stanford University’s president-elect by planting protesters throughout the event.

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Stanford announced the appointment of its new president, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, earlier this year, much to the chagrin of a group of students known as “Who’s Teaching Us?” who had demanded that the “next appointment to the positions of president and provost of the university break both the legacy of white leadership and cisgender male leadership.”

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Now, The Stanford Review has obtained a leaked email that shows the group will attempt to sabotage Friday morning’s inauguration by planting a “mass of people” at the celebration…

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