Public Pressure on Hopkins Continues
December 1, 2006
by Chris Perez
I’ve said it a couple dozen times before. Others have said it. We’ll just keep saying it until the idea sinks in: There is no right, constitutional or otherwise, to not be offended.
[Executive director of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs Dennis] O’Shea commented that popular student opinion as expressed in a Facebook.com group, for example, would unlikely influence the fraternity’s appeal, if there is one.
“The grounds for the appeal in a Student Conduct Board case are limited. I have never heard that popular opinion, one way or the other, is among those grounds,” he said.