How far will they go? UConn student government courts more controversy


The University of Connecticut’s student government has stripped senior class senator Colin Neary of his position following an early November event he organized in which rapper Jasiri X performed a song banned by a contract created by the student group’s comptroller, the Huffington Post reports. When Jasiri X was sent the agreement from student government comptroller Daniel Hanley prohibiting him from performing his Occupy Wall Street-inspired song, “Occupy (We the 99),” at the Nov. 4 event, the Pittsburgh native signed it, but then went on stage and refused to adhere to the student group’s demand. He performed the song after delivering a rant attacking the contract and the “gangster” who drafted it…

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