Princeton Tory on Privilege

Our esteemed peers at the Princeton Tory take on the idea of privilege.

Our esteemed peers at the Princeton Tory take on the idea of privilege.

A peer at the Princeton Tory has written a cogent article about our college’s favorite buzzword: “privilege”. Tal Fortgang ’17 elucidates how the idea of checking one’s privilege has a chilling effect on dialogue and unfairly makes assumptions about one’s background and character. In light of the recent concerns about privilege at Dartmouth, this piece is certainly worth a read.