College orientation: What not to say | Joanne

Rutgers freshmen will have to take a course on microaggressions as part of orientation reports Lindsay Marchello in Reason. The Language Matters Campaign, organized by the university’s Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, will teach students to avoid saying something that might offend a “marginalized” classmate.

The course consists of a Prezi presentation and some Youtube videos. It concludes by encouraging students to report an act of bias toward anyone because of their “race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national…

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