A University of New Hampshire journalism student has been fired from a his work-study job at the University’s public relations office and the student newspaper following comments he made on his blog about wishing to rape a local member of the feminist action league.
The Union Leader reports that Kenneth Gagnon, a UNH junior majoring in journalism, wrote the blog post in November about Whitney Williams, a self-described radical feminist who gained attention in the past year for her outspoken views on rape.
Kim Billings, UNH spokesman and director of UNH Media Relations, told the Union Leader that Gagnon held a work-study job in her department as an editorial assistant since September writing stories for the school’€™s employee newsletter, The Campus Journal. She said his tenure ended ‘€œlate last week’€? but would not specify why Gagnon left.
The location of Gagnon’s blog was not disclosed in the report.