Personal opinions about offensiveness can vary dramatically from culture to culture, and person to person. So when it comes to a concept as important as freedom of expression, taste cannot be a consideration.
Chastising the Greek community for its inappropriate behavior was good, but this is not the only community deserving of a critical look. Be aware when you go to a house party that's not at Theta Chi or SAE, it doesn’t mean you’re being completely safe.
It goes without saying that a college education is worth much more than the jobs or salaries it helps students eventually obtain. But as the costs of college continue to rise, it’s important that the University recognizes that it will become increasingly difficult for students to recoup the value of their investment in their education. The University has a responsibility to continually develop and provide the best resources to help them do so.
I like to tell myself that the difference between myself and Iggy is that I’m actually trying to educate myself and learn from Indian people, rather than taking fashionable elements and reappropriating them. I’m still not completely sure where that line is drawn, but I hope to remain aware of its presence as I dance along it.
In all seriousness though, pants manufacturers: please, I’m begging you, give me somewhere to put my phone and a place for me to stick my hands when I’m standing awkwardly. It’s really not that much to ask.