Monday, September 28, 2015

Orwell Day?

George Orwell - whose "1984" featured such slogans as War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength - apparently neglected Volunteering is mandatory:

From the Daily Bruin: ...Nearly 7,000 UCLA students, staff, parents and alumni participated in Volunteer Day, which, despite its name, is mandatory for all incoming students. Some students were eager to participate in the seventh annual event, but others were not pleased the event was required.
Forrest Larson, a first-year undeclared engineering student, complained Volunteer Day was a mandatory obligation for all incoming students...

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