Uh, oh. The protests at one major university are over. But the fallout continues.

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 30June2017

The New York Times reports that at one large public university, the protests have long since ended, but the fallout is continuing.

Students complaining of official inaction in the face of racial bigotry joined forces with a graduate student on a hunger strike. Within weeks, with the aid of the football team, they had forced the university system president and the campus chancellor to resign.

It was a moment of triumph for the protesting students. But it has been a disaster for the university.

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