Is anyone else getting a faint whiff the Walking Dead in the news lately? People are acting like maniacs and killing each other and now there are reports of maniacs with baseball bats roaming Evergreen College campus.
— Bret Weinstein (@BretWeinstein) June 5, 2017
Even a video has been shared with a group of students walking and one of the trigglypuffs appears to be swinging a bat as they walk.
This is just insane!
he outlet states that Evergreen’s Residential and Dining Service (RAD) director Sharon Goodman sent out a message to students that read:
Dear RAD Students,
We are aware of a small group of students coordinating a community patrol of housing and campus. We acknowledge and understand the fear and concerns that are motivating these actions. We also understand that these students are seeking to provide an alternative source of safety from external entities as well as those community members who they distrust.
Community patrols can be a useful tool for helping people to feel safe, however the use of bats or similar instruments is not productive. Some members of this group have been observed carrying batons and/or bats. Carrying bats is causing many to feel unsafe and intimidated. The bats must be put away immediately in order to protect all involved. Non-students participating in this activity are advised to leave campus.
The Vice President for Student Affairs, Wendy Endress, also sent an email that spoke about the bats. She said, “Recently there have been a number of students who patrol lower campus with weapons like baseball bats and tasers who claim to be making the campus safer but in reality are making [the] campus more hostile.”
The downfall of this camps has been happening for weeks. It started when black students began protesting that all white people needed to leave campus.
It is being referred to as a student take-over.
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