The California Aggie Reports on Dog Whistle Project hosted by DCD

UC Davis’ student newspaper The California Aggie reported “Kevin Samy of Forbes’ 2016 ’30 Under 30′ List Brings Dog Whistle Event to UC Davis.” The Davis College Democrats hosted the Dog Whistle Project  on January 13th, 2017 to counter Milo Yiannopoulos’ visit to campus on the same day.

Kevin Samy is a former speechwriter for the Obama Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and Pentagon, as well as special assistant to the Secretary of Energy. UC Davis was the first stop on Samy’s Dog Whistle Tour. The tour’s mission  according to Samy is to “decode the politics of hate and reaffirm our American identity, and shine a light on the algorithm of the kinds of messages and arguments they’re making that frankly appeal to the extreme fringe.” The event was a success, attracting undergraduates, graduate students, and professors alike.

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