Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The American River College Student Council gained some notoriety by supporting Proposition 8, California's anti-gay-marriage Constitutional Amendment, last year. Some of the more reality-based students are now seeking to oust the old council. Based on these statements by one of the incumbents, it is none too soon:
Christian students feel like they can't speak their mind in class, said Viktor Choban, a student council member who is running for re-election as part of [incumbent president George "Yuriy"] Popko's slate. He said he is tired of professors' support for feminism and science teachers whose tests ask how old the Earth is.
"It depends on your religion," said Choban, 25. "I would say 6,000 years based on my religion. The evolutionists would say 2 million years."
The best of luck to David Fisher and his slate of people who actually think attending a college should involve learning a little something about the world!
Also, it's student council, not counsel.
Thanks for following the story. I expect to hear more in the fall, when the brave new world of a non-insane student government dawns at American River College. I hope my buddy Steve gets to have a boring school year for a change.
Ack! That's what comes of being a lawyer and speeling it the other way so often. Being a lawyer, I'm just going to correct it.
Good luck to the new student ... um ... leaders.