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Old 16-02-2018, 05:43 PM   #395
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INDOCTRINATION: Colleges now starting to require “diversity” course to graduate
Thursday, February 15, 2018 by: Jayson Veley

Forget about learning to create a resume and pay taxes; at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington State, students will soon be required to take a course on diversity before they graduate.

Starting in the fall of 2018, the two-year community college will require that “Every direct transfer AA-degree seeking student will need to take at least one five-credit diversity course to graduate,” according to the school’s website. (Related: This college is now requiring students to take an “Abolition of Whiteness” course for political science majors before they graduate.)

This may seem odd to some, especially considering the fact that the school’s makeup is 55 percent students of color. However, according to Erin Tofte-Nordvik, WVC’s director of a department called Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the diversity course is absolutely necessary. “It is important that all of our students are comfortable living, learning, and working in multicultural environments and are exposed to diverse perspectives,” she said.

There are a number of learning objectives that the administration at Wenatchee Valley College hopes to achieve with their new diversity requirement, including:

Having students understand what discrimination and racism actually are;
Having students self-reflect on their own biases;
Having students understand international issues and the impact they have on United States culture;
Identity development and intersectionality;
Having students understand systemic discrimination and oppression;
Having students understand the effect of public policy on diverse populations.

For those who are unaware of what Wenatchee Valley College means by “intersectionality,” conservative author David Horowitz defined it this way in his book Big Agenda: “The linking of alleged oppressions – racism, sexism, ageism – now has an academic name, intersectionality.” Horowitz went on to write, “For nearly half a century, leftists have been working to turn liberal arts colleges into indoctrination and recruitment centers for left-wing causes.”
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