Following the leak of sexist, crude emails sent by Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel during his time at Stanford, the university’s Provost John Etchemendy has issued a memo to students imploring them to « learn something from this. »
« We can choose to turn a blind eye to such statements and chalk them up to youthful indiscretion, » Etchemendy wrote. « Or we can be more courageous, and affirmatively reject such behavior whenever and wherever we see it, even — no, especially — if it comes up from a friend, a classmate, or a colleague. Only if we choose the latter will we create the kind of university culture we all can be proud of, all of the time. »
You can see a screenshot of the email below, or read the full thing here.
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