A College’s War on Christmas Parties

1925: A woman's head popping out of a parcel. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1925: A woman’s head popping out of a parcel. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville warned students to not throw Christmas parties because someone might somehow be offended.

Another holiday, another opportunity for college administrators to trample students’ free expression rights as part of some comically misguided effort to prevent offense.

Last week, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville issued a breathtakingly Scrooge-ish (Scrooge-ian? Scrooge-esque?) piece of advice:

“Ensure your holiday party is not a Christmas party in disguise.”

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  • Xavier

    Cockroaches, scurrying for cover when exposed by the light.

  • Clinton

    That’s some embrace of cultural diversity they’ve got there.
    UT Knoxville demonstrating its tolerance by not tolerating
    Christmas…