I cannot believe that I have the privilege of releasing the most important breaking news that has come to the DTH in a while: that white guy in your class who is really passionate about your class material and loves to vocalize his opinions, often speaking over everyone, including the professor, is thriving. This is the result of an infestation that has been called “catering to the white male.”
Details are emerging in the story about this outbreak of white male ego. Such mindsets that have contributed to this outbreak include letting the white male talk because, while he is very obnoxious, you have to admit that he does provide great insight into class discussions.
This ever-growing infestation also causes the white male to share an extensive amount of information about his life without asking much about anyone else, but when anyone who isn’t like him shares something about themselves it is deemed “oversharing.” People do in fact acknowledge that this is sexist in varying group chats; however, when it comes time to call the boy out, no one steps up to the plate.
It is also apparent that there is an outbreak of this phenomenon all across the country, and there are whispers that it has even reached the White House. I am not sure how long this will last; however, I have heard that there are some remedies that do help with this infestation. A list of remedies below includes, but is not limited to:
Recognize that there are, in fact, other people who exist in the classroom who are ready to participate if you give them a chance.