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Not Prince Hamlet

"Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse."

How Cool Is My College?

Thursday, April 20, 2006

The PC (USA)'s website is reporting that the Colombian ambassador to the United States, who was scheduled to be the  commencement speaker for Sterling College (my alma mater) on May 13th has cancelled . Andres Pastrana, formerly the President of Comombia, made the decision after a group of students raised questions with the school's administration about Pastrana's human rights record.

The Student Government Association (of which my roomate, Barry, was President in 1997/98) scheduled a public forum about the issue, but Pastrana had already cancelled.

Yeah, that's Sterling College: student body of under 500, smack-dab in the middle of the heartland of American religious conservatism, and, yes, foist upon the international stage for its students' concerns over human rights.

Take that, KU.

posted by Not Prince Hamlet, 7:36 PM


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