The students who attend Yale are supposed to be smart, but apparently the people who work there aren’t required to be. Who knew??
June Chu wrote a review for a Japanese restaurant in New Hampshire on Yelp with some choice words that have come back to bite her where the sun doesn’t shine. She said, “To put it quite simply: If you are white trash, this is the perfect night out for you!”
But wait, it gets better, she then also says, “Remember: I am Asian. I know mocha. These are not good and overpriced,” Chu closes out with, “I guess if you were a white person who has no clue what mocha is, this would be fine for you.”
If you ask a liberal though, you would know that only white people can be racist and they would therefore find no problem with her comments.
Pierson Head Stephen Davis sent an email Thursday informing members of the residential college that Chu had been placed on leave after he discovered there were numerous “reprehensible posts,” not the two he had been led to believe existed.
Davis, who is in charge of the college’s administration, said that review and another that described movie theater workers as “barely educated morons” were “deeply harmful to the community fabric.”
He said he discovered on Saturday night that there were other “reprehensible posts” that represented a more widespread pattern, compounded the harm of the first two and damaged his trust in Chu and her ability to lead the college.
“Let me be clear,” he wrote. “No one, especially those in trusted positions of educating young people, should denigrate or stereotype others, and that extends to any form of discrimination based on class, race, religion, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.”
Chu did not immediately return phone and email messages Thursday seeking comment.
On Saturday, she wrote to students that she was wrong to make the remarks.
“There are no two ways about it,” she wrote. “Not only were they insensitive in matters related to class and race; they demean the values to which I hold myself and which I offer as a member of this community.”
Davis said Chu will not participate in any activities related to the university’s May 22 commencement or work with students through the end of this academic year.
While her long-term future with the campus has not been addressed.
I say fire her and hire someone else who is qualified and NOT racist. Our country will never move forward if racism is harbored in people’s hearts.
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