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Evergreen Protests of 2016-2017: The Bibliography: Oct to Dec 2017

Oct to Dec 2017

Pemberton, Lisa. 2017. “Evergreen Protests and Gurneys Spilling from Coroner’s van among Top 10 Stories.” The Olympian, December 31, 2017.

Bruni, Frank. 2017. “Opinion | Higher Ed’s Low Moment.” The New York Times, December 30, 2017, sec. Opinion.

Dorman, Peter. 2017. “Evergreen: So Much Stranger than That.” Angry Bear. December 28, 2017.

Rogan, Joe. 2017. “The Joe Rogan Experience #1055:  Bret Weinstein.” Podcast. December 19, 2017.

Harris, Uri. 2017. “How Activists Took Control of a University: The Case Study of Evergreen State.” Quillette. December 18, 2017.

Harris, Sam. 2017. “Biology and Culture:  A Conversation with Bret Weinstein.” December 18, 2017.

Parke, Caleb. 2017. “Evergreen Professor Who Made Anti-White Comments Resigns, Gets $240G Settlement.” Fox News. December 14, 2017.

Weinstein, Bret, and Heather Heying. 2017. “Bonfire of the Academies: Two Professors on How Leftist Intolerance Is Killing Higher Education.” Washington Examiner, December 12, 2017.

Fowler, Lilly. 2017. “Another Evergreen Professor Resigns Following Racial Protests.” Crosscut. December 11, 2017.

Thompson, Craig.  "Can The Evergreen State College Be Saved?".  SeattlePI, December 11, 2017, Beacon Lights, A Beacon Hill Blog.

Lesh, Matthew.  "Free Speech on Campus:  Audit 2017".  Institute of Public Affairs.  December, 2017.

 A long report that concludes that "Australia's universities are failing to protect free speech on campus."

Evergreen angle:  After briefly discussing cases at Middlebury and Berkeley, Lesh writes that

"Professor Bret Weinstein of Evergreen State College was confronted by 50 students in class who demanded he resign, following an email in which he rejected the demand that all white students and faculty stay away from campus for a day of 'racial awareness'.  He was subsequently advised by campus police to stay off campus due to threats to his physical safety, and resigned his position at Evergreen as it became untenable"

See  Glyn, Dec 14 2018 for a critique.


Melchior, Jillian Kay. 2017. “Lorde of the Flies: Why College Students Reject Reason.” Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2017, sec. Opinion. (paywall).  Full Text via the Evergreen Library.

Orenstein, Walker. 2017. “Republican Lawmaker Says He Won’t Resign despite Past Allegations He Sexually Harassed Students.” The Olympian, December 8, 2017.

Davies, Hayden. 2017. “Is Lindsay Shepherd a Victim of Microaggression Culture?” The Cord, December 6, 2017, sec. Opinion.

Herzog, Katie. 2017. “Popular Leftist YouTuber ContraPoints Gets Caught Up in University of British Columbia Free Speech Debate.” The Stranger, December 5, 2017.

Rubbelke, Nathan. 2017. “Evergreen State’s Student Newspaper Includes No-Whites-Allowed Opinion Section.” The College Fix. December 1, 2017.

Rubin, David. 2017. Lindsay Shepherd LIVE: Free Speech Battle with Laurier University. The Rubin Report.

Shimshock, Rob. 2017. “Another Evergreen State Employee Quits, Alleging Illegal Use Of Taxpayer Money.” The Daily Caller, November 27, 2017.

Pemberton, Lisa. 2017. “She Was Harassed Online after Campus Protests. Now, This Evergreen Employee Has Quit.” The Olympian, November 25, 2017.

George, Henry. 2017. “I’m Disabled, and I Despise Cultural Victimhood.” Merion West. November 25, 2017.

Italia, Iona. 2017. “The Case of Lindsay Shepherd and What It Teaches Us about How Learning Occurs.” AREO. November 24, 2017.

Is the Left Eating Itself? 2017. Spiked:  Unsafe Space Tour, U.S.

“[Absent from the Media:  According to a Morris County Reporter Reached via Personal Communication, the Morris Plains Man Accused of Calling in Phone Threat Has Received PTI, or Pretrial Intervention.  You Can Read about PTI in General at the Following Link.  There Is Currently No Known Published Report about This.].” 2017.

Thompson, Riki. 2017. “College Campuses Are Vital for Critical Conversations.” The Seattle Times, November 10, 2017.

Driver, Eve. 2017. “Free Speech Can’t Become a ‘Conservative’ Value.” Harvard Political Review, November 7, 2017.

Kolowich, Steve. 2017. “How a Clash Over ‘Safety’ Pitted a College President Against His Police Chief.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2017.

Springer, Devyn. 2017. “The Breitbart-Fueled War on Leftist Academics.” In These Times, October 31, 2017.

Pemberton, Lisa. 2017. “Evergreen President Seeks Help for Trauma in Aftermath of College’s ‘Meltdown.’” The Olympian, October 30, 2017.

Coyne, Jerry. 2017. “More Evergreen-like Shenanigans at Reed College: Students Disrupt Required Humanities Class Because It ‘Perpetuates White Supremacy.’” Why Evolution Is True. October 29, 2017.

Francis, :Norbert. 2017. “Postmodern Creationism in Academia: Why Evergreen Matters.” Quillette. October 29, 2017.

Kolowich, Steve. 2017. “A Radical College’s Public Meltdown: How a season of racial protests turned Evergreen State College's self-examination into a national spectacle.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 27, 2017. (Paywall).  Full text via Evergreen Library.

Gingrich, Newt. 2017. “Left-Wing Education Cheats Children.” Fox News. October 25, 2017.

Lee, Helen. 2017. “Experience Evergreen State College for Yourself.” The Olympian, October 25, 2017.

Quintana, Chris. 2017. “After a Year of Tumult, Evergreen State Revises a Policy on the Use of Campus Space.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 24, 2017.

Pluckrose, Helen. 2017. “The State of the Campus and Women’s Self-Censorship.” Areo, October 24, 2017.

Soave, Robby. 2017. “This UPenn Teacher Justifies Her Refusal to Call on White Male Students: It’s ‘Progressive Stacking’ - Hit & Run.” Reason.Com. October 21, 2017.

Pemberton, Lisa. 2017. “2 Students Seek $1 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit against Evergreen and Former Coach.” The Olympian, October 20, 2017.

Brownfield, Allan C. 2017. “Free Speech under Attack, Peaceful Boycott Now Illegal in Kansas.” Communities Digital News. October 19, 2017.

Jashinsky, Emily. 2017. “A Case Study in How Academia Turns Disagreement into Bigotry.” Washington Examiner. October 19, 2017.

Pole, Ed. 2017. “Let’s Abolish Evergreen and Return the Land to the Tribes.” The Olympian, October 19, 2017.

Hartocollis, Anemona. 2017. “University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer.” The New York Times, October 17, 2017, sec. U.S.

Nardi, William. 2017. “UNCOVERED: Evergreen Banned Criticism of Black Lives Matter through Its Bias Response Team.” The College Fix. October 17, 2017.

Albrechtsen, Janet. 2017. “The Frightening Rise of the Regressive Left.” Herald Sun, October 14, 2017.

Steinmetz, Katy. 2017. “The Fight Over Free Speech on Campus Isn’t Just About Free Speech.” Time, October 12, 2017.

Fischel, Anne. 2017. “Two Takes on Science and Evergreen State.” Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2017, sec. Opinion. (paywall).  Full text via the Evergreen Library.

Fischel, Anne, Zoltán Grossman, and Lin Nelson. 2017. “Another Side of the Evergreen Story.” The Olympian, October 9, 2017.

Payne, Daniel. 2017. “The Danger of Campus Echo Chambers.” The College Fix. October 6, 2017.

Long, Katherine. 2017. “As School Year Starts, Washington’s Evergreen among Colleges Working to Balance Free Speech, Safety.” The Seattle Times, October 5, 2017.

Rubin, David. 2017. “The Record: Tuesday, October 3, Full Show.” The Rubin Report

College Fix Staff. 2017. “Evergreen State Cracks down on Email Forums That President Denounced as ‘Toxic.’” The College Fix. October 3, 2017.

Matt Christiansen. 2017. Matt & Professor Bret Weinstein Discuss His Settlement & the Evergreen Fallout

Heying, Heather. 2017. “First, They Came for the Biologists.” Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2017, sec. Opinion. (paywall).  Full Text via the Evergreen Library.

Kabbany, Jennifer, and 2017. 2017. “Evergreen State College Sanctions Students for Springtime Uproar, Rolls out pro-Free Speech Guide.” The College Fix. October 2, 2017.

Dreger, Alice. 2017. “Take Back the Ivory Tower.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 1, 2017.

Weiser, Jay. 2017. “Campus Speech and Anti-Klan Laws.” Wall Street Journal, October 1, 2017, sec. Opinion. (paywall).  Full Text via the Evergreen Library.

Beckner, Stephen.  "I Am Not a Racist, And So Are You:  An Unauthorized Peek at the Great Shaming Taking Place at an Institution of Higher Learning Near You, and Other Fireside Tales".  Skeptic.  1 October, 2017. (vol 24, issue 2).

Pemberton, Lisa.  2017.  "Students sanctioned over Evergreen unrest." (Unrevised).  The Olympian.  October 1, 2017. Full Text available only through Evergreen Library.

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