Stanford Students Vote Against Western Civilization

Stanford Students Vote Against Western Civilization

Stanford Students Vote Against Western Civilization

The Stanford University student body rejected an effort by students to restore a Western Civilization requirement by a 6 to 1 margin.  The voting results revealed less than 15% of the students supported the effort.

The ballot initiative was promoted by members of the school’s conservative-leaning Stanford Review. If passed, it would have called for Stanford to require that all freshmen complete a two-quarter course covering “the politics, history, philosophy, and culture of the Western world.” Stanford once possessed a similar requirement, but eliminated it after a student campaign in the 1980s that denounced it as fostering racism, sexism, and other perfidious -isms.

 

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