George Washington University will soon rename its Student
Association to Student
Government Association. I know, it doesn’t seem worth the trouble, but the
school’s Board of Trustees approved the change because it was concerned the
acronym for Student Association, SA, might trigger some students who think SA stands
for sexual assault. Really. So, SGA is much better. Beam me up, Scotty.
This, of course, is insane—and indicative of
almost unbelievably craven, soft, and self-centered students, faculty, and
Will the school quit referring to Valentine’s Day and
start calling it People Who Feel Romantic Attraction For Other People’s Day
(PWFRAFOPD) so as to avoid the potential VD acronym? The horror! To your Safe Spaces,
the institution of higher learning—and lower comedy-- is still named after George
Washington. Not only was he a slave owner, but GW is slang for “good work.” How
Back to your Safe Spaces, everyone!