Skip to comments.Professor bans students from thanking God in graduation statements
Posted on 05/05/2014 7:01:09 PM PDT by bryan999
A professor at a public university in North Carolina forbade his students from thanking God in personal statements that will be delivered during their departmental graduation ceremony on Friday.
In an email obtained by Campus Reform, Assistant Professor Eli Hvastkovs, who teaches chemistry at East Carolina University (ECU), instructed his students to prepare a family friendly 35 word personal statement that mentions future plans or thanks someone. The students, however, were explicitly forbidden from thanking God.
I've had some submissions that needed to be edited. so [sic] here are some guidelines, the email reads. 1. You can't thank God. I'm sorry about this and I don't want to have to outline the reasons why.
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This commie pig “professor” is violating the First Amendment rights of these students. He needs to be in jail.
What’s he going to do, regrade everybody for all assignments already handed in?
Who the F are these folks to ban our kids from saying anything that isn’t vulgar or bearing the traits of a traitor?
Honestly F this guy and his F’d mindset.
I’m so sock of this S.
This will backfire in a spectacular way on Graduation Day.
So, the first thing the Valedictorian does when he gets up to speak is sneeze. The entire Student Body said, "GOD BLESS YOU!!!"
THAT'S how you get back at the Establishment Pigs.
You and me both. This guy needs a kick upside his head.
They should get up and thank Allah and see what he does.
No my friend. The way you get back at them is to tell them to go f*** themselves.
You can be sure though that the Dr. Egghead and his colleagues invoke His name in their curses.
Dr. Hvastikovs must think he’s back in old Communist Czechoslovakia! Eff him!
“I would like to thank the professor for teaching me that the world is filled with some extremely unintelligent people. Now I just need to avoid his type going forward.”
There you go graduates. My gift to you all. Use them well.
I love it.
“The way you get back at them is to tell them to go f*** themselves.”
I see no reason why the entire student body can’t both thank God and tell this fascist professor and his associates to go f*** themselves. In fact I think that would just about make for a perfect brief statement.
I wonder if any of these people would ever forbid a Muslim student from thanking Allah?
All the kids who want to thank God should use “Flying Spaghetti Monster”, as a code.
What part of the statement will be the personal part?
Frankly, I would trust some student to make him a bigger fool than he already has.
No problem. The kids just need to write a politically-correct statement and then when it’s their turn to speak, ignore the written statement and say whatever they want.
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