University of Illinois students start Twitter campaign insulting chancellor

The whole incident leaves the university in a tough spot. It is almost obligated to respond to the racist and sexist attacks, but if it does, it’ll be at the expense of students.

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We can’t continue turning away from holding students accountable for their behavior in digital spaces. “Safe spaces” are a university aspiration, but may disassociate online behavior from student life, which is concerning in an increasingly digital age.

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