Those who incited Nikias’ ouster — and sullied his name indelibly — with no investigation to show him culpable, have lost their own moral authority in seeking to impugn his.
The point of the #MeToo movement isn’t just to exorcise Harvey Weinstein or any individual from prominence. It is to declare sexually oppressive behavior disqualifying.
"In my conversations surrounding VKC with students on this campus, I felt the same deep seething anguish that I imagine consumed my great grandfather."
"It’s difficult for me to believe that the individuals responsible for bringing the dream of El Centro to the grounds of this University would not recognize the need for inclusivity."
"To the President of the United States, I urge you to try to be the President you so often boast that you are. Embrace what public service truly means. Make a change. Actually make America great."
"Students should be concerned not only for their fellow Topping Scholars, but also for what these changes can mean for the future of our University."
"We are requesting a reversal on the decision to remove the program director position, and that senior administration begins to work collaboratively with instead of against the governing board."
"Hecuba stands on the shoulders of giants — literally and figuratively."
"While USC already has taken some steps on this front, such as the Trojans Care for Trojans program, the University must go even further."
"I hope that USC stays strong and maintains an open dialogue."