How Students Are Reacting To Milo Yiannopoulos' Visit To Clemson
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How Students Are Reacting To Milo Yiannopoulos' Visit To Clemson

Clemson's left-leaning students are more than angry about the journalist's event

How Students Are Reacting To Milo Yiannopoulos' Visit To Clemson

Milo Yiannopoulos is making an appearance on Clemson's campus this October and democratic students are far from happy about his upcoming visit.

Yiannopoulos is British journalist known for his conservative news reports and opinions. Recent news has revealed that left-leaning students, including the Students For a Democratic Society organization, have now formed an "Anti-Milo Event Committee." This organization on campus is composed of Clemson students and Todd May, a philosophy professor. They have also joined with communications professor, Chenjerai Kumanyika, to form this new Milo rebellion.

Riots and destruction will be taking a part in making sure that Yiannopoulos knows he is not welcome here in Tiger Town. Undercover audio from the organization's meeting reveals the SDS president stating Yiannopolous is "someone I want to punch in the throat" and that she is "going to throw paint all over" flyers promoting the event. It has also been revealed that SDS students have made previous threats toward Yiannopolous on Twitter. One tweet read,"If somebody put a bullet in Milo's head I would donate to that person's bail fund." Not only did these students use their meeting to express their personal hatred for Yiannopoulos, but the SDS also mocked our First Amendment by referring to is as 'freeze peach.'

Campus Reform contacted the SDS president and also professor Kumanyika for their comments on the released audio. Only Dawn Lifsey, the SDS president, responded to the request declining to giver her comments.

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