After a while, burdens like these can lead to exhaustion and burnout. This unequal treatment, whether conscious or not, is unacceptable.
The cause deserves all the support it has already gotten and then some. These students have taken an incredible stand in light of extreme circumstances.
The faculty and staff coordinated Olad’s arrival and made sure he would be financially secure while staying at the college. Their efforts should be recognized.
Things that may seem overbearing or unnecessary most likely have a very practical explanation and cannot be ignored simply for convenience’s sake.
Even if all the SGC wanted to say was that they interested in initiating an open and honest dialogue, that would have been better than saying nothing.
The case is undoubtedly complex, meaning our response must be complex and nuanced as well. Anything less would be a moral failure on the part of the campus community.
Users need to call upon both their representatives and upon organizations that have more weight behind their voices to stand up for them and their interests.