Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The unforgiving minute: There are those who see education as a pie fight

– and believe the winner is the one who makes it all the way to graduation without getting any custard on their jacket.
The 2006 graphic novel, an autobiographical work about Bechdel coming to terms with her homosexuality as her funeral-director father remains closeted, was selected as a summer reading book for the Duke Class of 2019. But some students declined to read it because of its sexual themes and use of nudity.

"I feel as if I would have to compromise my personal Christian moral beliefs to read it," incoming freshman Brian Grasso wrote on Facebook, according to the Duke Chronicle.

Minute's up.

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