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College protests for 'Black Lives Matter' aren't a valid reason for finals extensions
College protests for 'Black Lives Matter' aren't a valid reason for finals extensions

Some of the college and graduate students who participated in the “Black Lives Matter” protests happen to study at schools that were preparing for finals. And in a few cases, they asked the administration and professors for leniency of various kinds -- with extended deadlines, or, in the case of Oberlin College students in Ohio, with a truly obnoxious petition that included this: Flunking should be prohibited for the entire semester. The lowest grade would be a C and all Oberlin students would be, as they say, above average. Or maybe instead of writing an actual assigned paper, they could meet with a professor to talk about their ideas for a paper. Fortunately for them and...

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