We cut the crust off the Internet sandwich so you don't have to.
The world wept on Friday when concerted terror attacks left a reported 129 people dead and hundreds more wounded in Paris. The horror of attacks designed to kill as many human beings as possible and the sorrow in their wake will be with us for a long time.
But as with any tragedy, one silver lining was the powerful way people responded to help. Parisians used the hashtag #PorteOuverte to bring strangers into their homes so they didn't have to stay in the streets during the aftermath.
A 22-year-old woman named Isobel Bowdery who survived the attacks at the rock concert shared a heartbreaking yet hopeful perspective on Facebook.
MEMO TO YALE: 'INCLUSIVITY' IS ALL ABOUT EXCLUSION
In the wake of Paris, the student protests spreading across the nation seem infinitely less important. But they're a danger all the same.
Mario Loyola condemns the movement toward "inclusivity" in National Review:
National Review: Morals and Moralizing at Yale
A few more bites:
“Very imp to do that. She’s often confused.” - Aide Huma Abedin on Hillary Clinton in a 2013 email, via The Hill
"I do worry if young people start getting trained to think that if somebody says something I don't like, if somebody says something that hurts my feelings, that my only recourse is to shut them up, avoid them, push them away, call on a higher power to protect me from that.” - President Obama expresses concern about how student protests are affecting free speech, via Campus Reform
"I continue to be baffled at how many people don’t see how refusing Syrian refugees just feeds ISIS propaganda about how the West is evil." - Amanda Marcotte on Twitter
“Their pain was pain I recognize; I didn’t need to have a translator to understand that. Not only do I live life on this planet as a black man, I teach the civil rights era. It’s what I do." - Dr. Jonathan Holloway, the first black dean of Yale College, who has been accused by students of being disengaged from their racial struggles, in an interview with the New York Times