Skip to comments.Report: Yale Students Warn That COVID Tyranny Has Turned Campus Into Stasi-Like ‘Surveillance State’
Posted on 01/28/2022 6:24:44 AM PST by george76
School issuing compliance warnings to anyone caught violating restrictions and reported to the authorities by fellow students..
Some students at Yale are warning that the litany of restrictions and rules, and the system the university has implemented to report anyone seen to be breaking them, has transformed the campus into a “surveillance state” policed by Stasi-like students who are annoyed at others violating the ever changing decrees.
The Washington Free Beacon reports that complaints are being registered anonymously against anyone not wearing a mask, or indulging in “handshakes, hugs, and high-fives.”
In one example cited in the report, one student was in the library watching a movie without anyone else around, but was caught and filmed committing the cardinal sin of not wearing the mask.
Forty eight hours later the student received a warning from school officials declaring that he had “failed to meet the commitments you agreed to in the Yale Community Compact.”
The note stated that the student would be allowed to tell his side of the story and then officials would “review the matter and decide whether [his] conduct poses a risk to the health and safety of [himself] or other community members.”
After a fortnight passed, the student was sent another warning stating “Should you continue to engage in behavior that violates the Yale Community Compact, you will be placed on Public Health Warning and may face more serious outcomes, including the removal of permission to be on campus.”
The Beacon notes that this is far from an isolated incident, with one student telling reporters that most are against the restrictions, but have become a “silenced majority” in fear of enduring “shame” and “administrative consequences” if they resist.
Another student who was reported to the authorities anonymously said “I have no clue who reported me,” adding “The system has had a lot of success in keeping people scared.”
The report also notes that students are finding themselves in the crosshairs for posting unmasked photos on social media.
In an Instagram post relating how he had been reported for dining outdoors without a mask in violation of a Yale off campus dining ban, a student noted “This is too much power to put in the hands of students,” urging that “People can be petty and get classmates in trouble with standards that are changing every five minutes.”
Yale and other universities like it are microcosms of the outside world where anyone seen to be of an opinion that doesn’t match exactly with what the authorities demand is duly ‘exposed’ and ostracised.
Several U.S. schools have threatened to completely cut off basic services, including internet access for students if they do not fully comply with all COVID restrictions on campus.
As we have previously reported, colleges are being used as testing grounds for technology to enforce draconian distancing, mask and lockdown measures:
Universities are also threatening to suspend students who dare to leave pre-determined ‘bubble’ areas around campuses, or visit non “approved businesses” without permission.
Other universities have gone as far as issuing demands for students to wear masks while having sex, even if it’s sex with their own hands.
Welcome to the new age kiddies. You didn’t seem to object, for the most part, initially so now............ You can stage a protest. Just be sure you’re vaxxed/boostered and double masked when you do. Maybe burn your draft cards to show them you mean business.
Mask Up! Stay Safe! Wear a glove!
Snitches get stitches, or wind up in ditches.
All right, all right. Who told the Yale students about Stasi?
This is excellent training for the future concentration camps.
Social status will be very important there—if you are very obedient they may let you help guard the other prisoners.
I always thought the entire university was a “bubble area”, devoid of any relation to the real world.
They don’t realize this is all part of their “education”.
The elites intend on keeping the fear alive for years to come.
Haha. Great comment!
The tyrants behind this don’t realize they are making college a horrible place for young people. They have forgotten young people can quickly decide to tell the colleges to shove it and leave. Young people want their freedom and do not want to be locked in a prison. The morons are making college life miserable. Who needs it?
Well do something about it, you New Age pussies, before Brandon and his Marxist Democrats make Cannon Fodder out of ya!
Anonymous call ins are awesome eh?
LOL! And why are they objecting? Welcome to East Berlin dumpkoffs.
And they’re still paying massive tuition to be there???
Funny how the Left and their teachers have shifted so far to the Right that they make Republicans look like liberals. What a world we live in now.
And, for edification, just in case some forgot:
Stasi, official name Ministerium für Staatsicherheit (German: “Ministry for State Security”), secret police agency of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). The Stasi was one of the most hated and feared institutions of the East German communist government.
The Stasi developed out of the internal security and police apparatus established in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany after World War II. The law establishing the ministry, whose forerunner was the Kommissariat 5 (modeled along the lines of the Soviet KGB), was passed by the East German legislature on February 8, 1950, four months after the establishment of the German Democratic Republic. The Stasi, whose formal role was not defined in the legislation, was responsible for both domestic political surveillance and foreign espionage, and it was overseen by the ruling Socialist Unity Party. Its staff was at first quite small, and its chief responsibilities were counterintelligence against Western agents and the suppression of the last vestiges of Nazism. Soon, however, the Stasi became known for kidnapping former East German officials who had fled the country; many of those who were forcibly returned were executed.
fbi-stasi........... Starting to look a little familiar. But they can evolve. Right? Have a great weekend.
Prelude to social credit scoring.
Upon further thougt, it appears the writer of the piece used the “stasi like” phrase. Perhaps we gave eh yalees too much credit. :-}
It already was if you were a conservative on the campus.
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