Friday, August 5, 2016
“I think it highlights one of the biggest ironies of the university — that on the surface they’re willing to commemorate students who have displayed leadership in very symbolic, nonmeaningful ways, but when it comes to actually dealing with students who take a stand for the student body...the way they actually deal with those students is by punishing them.”
The students who protested tuition hikes at the U have been banned from McNamara for a year. This could be a problem for one of the arrested students, Rahsaan Mahadeo, who is scheduled to receive the President’s Student Leadership Award in October. The ceremony will be in McNamara.