Yale Professor Allows Students To Skip Exam Due To ‘Shock Over the Election Results’
Apparently, the surprising victory by Donald Trump last night has caused people to react in certain ways. One of them decided that students shouldn’t be forced to take an exam as many of them would be in mourning over the results.
With the election still not called yet — but definitely heading Trump’s way — a Yale professor sent out the following email, obtained by Jon Victor, the managing editor of Yale Daily News.
BREAKING: Yale Econ 115 professor makes midterm exam optional after students write in expressing shock about presidential election: pic.twitter.com/JQY8GFsQiV
— Jon Victor (@jon_victor_) November 9, 2016
Rather than have the test postponed due to those upset over Trump winning and saying they feared “for their own families,” the professor made it optional, pointing to those students who prepared and sacrificed for the exam. Thus, he let the students know he would use different grading systems for those who elected to skip the test.
Trump pulled off a stunning upset of Hillary Clinton by winning contests in Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, all states that President Obama carried in 2012. However, it appears that Clinton still won the popular vote.
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