North Carolina Paper Bans Use of Words like “Freshman”

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This is getting out of hand. Campus Reform with more on the story:

The Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, has decided it will no longer use the word “freshman.”

According to an article in Monday’s edition, “[i]n the interest of inclusivity, The Daily Tar Heel will from now on use gender-neutral language in its stories… we all see a pressing need to be inclusive in the way we write about people.”