The leading lights at Halifax’s Saint Mary’s University have taken a principled stand against campus violence. And this time it’s not just a meaningless gesture like a candlelight vigil or a take back the night march. No, this time it’s something that will really make a real difference. Forbes reports that when a gamer club put up posters promoting a “game-themed social event” that included a gun-shaped Zapper, it was time to make it clear to everyone that the Canuckleheads who run SMU aren’t messing around . . .
…Saint Mary’s must have feared it was a call for armed insurrection; when the poster was submitted to the university for approval, the gamers were told to get rid of the gun….
No doubt it was a close brush with unbridled anarchy, only narrowly averted by the decisiveness and firm hand of under-appreciated college administrators who toil away in obscurity. Rest easy Canadians — your children are in good hands.