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We’ve gone too far with ‘trigger warnings’

Trigger Warning: this piece discusses trigger warnings. It may also look askance at college students who are now asking that trigger warnings be applied to their course materials. If you’ve spent time on feminist blogs lately or in the social-justice-oriented corner of Tumblr, you have likely come across the Trigger Warning (TW):…

Canadian novelist: I only teach works by ‘serious heterosexual guys’

Canadian author and college literature teacher David Gilmour was under fire on Wednesday for his refusal to cover works by women in his courses, telling CBC News he was surprised at the backlash. “I choose all material for my courses according to people whose lives I feel are vaguely close…