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College Drops Disciplinary Charges Against Conservative Student By Toni Airaksinen

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Siena College has dropped charges against a student who posted hundreds of flyers to raise awareness of the hostility conservatives face from professors.

Zachary Butler, a junior studying political science, told Campus Reform last week that he posted roughly 600 flyers depicting an email exchange in which a Siena College professor called conservative students “miserable” to work with.

As Campus Reform reported, Professor Jenn McErlean sent an email on March 20 announcing that she quit her school’s committee on civil discourse because the thought of working with conservative students was “making me miserable.”

Though Butler was not involved in the initial email exchange, he told Campus Reform that he was deeply dismayed by the school’s lack of reaction to it. To him, the email was symbolic of the overarching climate of hostility towards conservatives on campus, and he wanted to help fix it.

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