23 Sep '11, 3am

SIM apologizes for 'sexist' orientation games, student leaders counselled

SIM apologizes for 'sexist' orientation games, student leaders counselled

Why do they meet only the student leaders, hearing only one side of the story? No effort made to approach and hear to those participants affected? How can SIM be so certain and quick as to take their words that the activities were not preconceived and planned and were "impromptu"? This even with such occurrences happening in previous years? SIM chooses to approach this matter with almost casual dismissal, "very sorry" notwithstanding. The lack of disciplinary action for this and possible similar future incidents further reduces the actions of organizers and activity programmers as inconsequential. "Very sorry" in this comes across as pedestrian and insincere. Disappointed with SIM's reply. Those affected should file police reports for outrage of modesty. Involve parents and close friends for support. In reference to feedback by a participant, chances are, it "felt" like ou...

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