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April 18, 1991, Pg. 22.pdf
This editorial reconciles the history and present of the term "political correctness." The history stems from Marxists circles wherein any politics that weren't Marxist were deemed "politically wrong." However the term was reinterpreted for present…

April 25, 1991, Pg. 23.pdf
This op/ed follows a previous article from Upham (2 weeks prior), and articles that were written in response to it (1 week prior.) Upham makes his position on homosexual acts as "both unnatural and intrinsically evil" very clear. He says that he…

March 14 1991 pg.7 - Bryant PC.pdf
This op/ed was published alongside Daniel O'Neil's on March 14, 1991. This article details the points of a lecture on March 7 by Catherine Stimson titled: “On Being Labeled Politically Correct.” Not finding the lecture extremely useful, Bryant heads…

March 14 1991 pg. 19- DKE and O'Neil 1.pdf
This is the first op/ed in response to Middlebury's new sexual harassment policy in 1991, which included harassment based on sexuality. This article discusses the merits of intellectual freedom, censorship, and political correctness at Middlebury.…

March 21, 1991, Pg. 21 (Tense PC, DKE Response pt. 2).pdf
This op/ed is a response to the theme of PC in the March 14 1991 edition of The Campus, and more specifically the articles written by Daniel O'Neil, Chad Bryant and Leland Hart. Lang makes it clear that everyone is feeling the "heat" of PC on campus,…

March 21, 1991, Pg. 19 (PC not exist, DKE response pt.1).pdf
This op/ed is a direct response to Daniel O'Neil's article a week prior on March 14. This article says that though political correctness can be problematic, there is no point to O'Neil's op/ed, as PC does not exist at Middlebury. Ryan and Stillinger…

March 21, 1991, Pg. 20 (Revise O'neil PC).pdf
This op/ed is a direct response to Daniel O'Neil's article a week prior on March 14. The article accuses O'Neil of claiming a "genuine intellectual interest in preserving diversity" while what he is really advocating for is the right to open bigotry.…

May 9, 1991 Pg. 25 (Upham_FS 1 and 2).pdf
This op/ed puts the Middlebury PC debate in conversation with national narratives about PC and a reactionary speech by President Bush. It also describes an SGA meeting on April 28, during which straight white men voiced protests to the new sexual…

May 9, 1991, Pg. 27 (Upham_FS 2 and 3).pdf
This op/ed is a direct response to David Upham's second article written two weeks prior in the April 25 issue of The Campus. Spangler begins by pointing out that expression of opinions cannot be called out to someone from dorm windows or passing…

May 9, 1991, Pg. 24 (T-shirt, Upham:PC 1).pdf
This op/ed is a direct response to David Upham's second article written two weeks prior in the April 25 issue of The Campus, and also references Kevin Moss's rebuttal to Upham's first letter. This article describes how Political Correctness has…
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