When it comes to diversity at the University of Tennessee, it appears that Christmas is not included. The UT office of diversity wants no mention of Christmas, Santa, or Jesus whatsoever. The young men at Beta Upsilon Chi were not hearing it and have dared the university to come and get it. It appears that they will prevail.
As written by and for Conservative Tribune:
According to the University of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (yes, that’s a thing), college is a place to learn extreme political correctness and be systematically stripped of your values and culture.
Gee, and all this time I thought it was where you went to learn how to be a well-rounded, critically thinking adult. Oh, and drink beer.
ABC News reported that UTODI has been cracking down on Christmas. Their new guidelines advise people to keep all parties strictly secular, with no decorations, Santa or Jesus to “ensure your holiday party is not a Christmas party in disguise.”
The guidelines include non-denominational holiday cards, strictly secular games (no dreidel) and non-religious refreshment (which precludes what, exactly?).
But the boys at Beta Upsilon Chi weren’t having it, according to WKRN News. The 6-foot-tall banner depicting a Christmas tree topped by a star and draped over the side of their fraternity house read, “Come and Take It.” As in, “I dare you.”
The students were defending the banner to prove they mean business in protecting Christmas. Honestly, of all the things I might mess with, a group of military-age guys from Tennessee isn’t among them…..
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