Columbia student 'traumatized' by reading books about white people

Fifth-year undergrad Nissy Aya is on track to graduate next year.  Why six years to make it through a four-year school?  Ms. Aya was traumatized by taking the university's "core" courses in Western civilization.  It seems Nissy can't stomach reading about white people. Daily Caller: Columbia students and faculty gathered Wednesday night for a panel discussion on “Race, Ethnicity, and University Life.” According to the Columbia Daily Spectator, much of the commentary revolved around the idea that minorities on campus simply spend too much time being traumatized by the white-centric content of their classes. One of the panelists at the event was black Columbia student Nissy Aya. Aya was supposed to graduate in 2014, but instead is only on track to receive her degree in 2016. That, Aya says, demonstrates “how hard it has been for me to get through this institution,” though it’s worth noting she is an...(Read Full Post)