The Transylvania Times -

Stop Coddling Kids

 

November 21, 2016



On June 6, 1944, a bunch of 18-year-old kids stormed the beaches of Normandy facing eminent peril. These young soldiers are referred to as “the greatest generation.” By contrast, today’s college age students have to retreat to “safe places” if someone confronts them with a differing point of view. And we thought colleges were supposed to be institutions that encourage diversity of thought!

Now it has even gotten worse. Some colleges and universities are allowing students to opt out or delay taking mid-term exams because of the distress caused by the results of the recent elect...



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