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Come on Folks, Why are we hurting Chancellor Denise Denton?

The worst thing about this all is that Denice really loves us and we don’t even know it. When she had the police show up at Tent University, I was like, “She’s out for my safety.? She wants what’s best for us.
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Come on Folks, Why are we hurting Chancellor Denise Denton?

By Carolyn Baker


You know, I listen to all these people speaking evil over Chancellor Denice Denton and I think, “What kind of monsters would do such a thing?? Who are we? How can we live knowing that we’re putting her down? Have you ever woken up in the morning, looked in the mirror, and saw Denice Denton staring back at you? Think about what that’s like. What does that do to a person? She has to do it every day. Have you ever wanted to buy an orange blazer but couldn’t unless you could find a pair of matching orange-rimmed glasses to go with it? I extremely doubt it! Chancellor Denton suffers from a disorder, and if she doesn’t wear glasses that match her blazer, she loses it. I don’t see any of you trying to help her out. Where’s that support group? What’s that? It doesn’t exist? That’s interesting.

I’m sure you’ve all seen Mary Poppins. There’s a point in the story when Mary Poppins brainwashes the children, causing them to run away from their father. When Burt the Chimney Sweep finds them they whine that their dad doesn’t look out for them and only cares about work and the bank. Burt tells the kids, “But, who’s looking out for your father? No one, that’s who.? And so I ask: who’s looking out for Denice Denton? Surely not her partner Gretchen Kalonji. Denice was the one who had to go out of her way to get Gretchen a job. You ever had to find your sweetheart a job? It’s hard enough finding one for yourself. Plus, Denice can’t feel comfortable knowing that her girlfriend is only making $192,000 a year. Think about it. What if you had to find your boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife/stalker a job and it was only paying a meager $192,000 a year? Imagine the guilt. You add that to Denice’s $275,000 and you don’t even have half a million there. I can’t even picture what kind of dump she has to live in. Breaks my heart, I swear it does.

The worst thing about this all is that Denice really loves us and we don’t even know it. When she had the police show up at Tent University, I was like, “She’s out for my safety.? She wants what’s best for us. Did you know that she went to M.I.T.? That’s one of the best schools in the country. I bet she could turn UCSC into an M.I.T., except we’d call it S.C.I.T. or maybe D.D.I.T, where the D’s stood for Denice Denton. If she could accomplish such a feat, then she would deserve to have the new UCSC named after her.

In closing, I just hope Denice finds it in her heart to forgive us of our wrongdoings. What kind of cowards and bullies are we to attack such a kind-hearted, fragile woman who stands for diversity, safety, career opportunities, and color coordination? I apologize and ask for forgiveness. God bless you, Chancellor…and shame on you UCSC students!
 
 


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Re: The High Fashion Sense of Chancellor Denise Denton

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Dame Edna in her smart, coordinated jumpsuit set.
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Dame Edna - "The Scream"
Yes, darling. I really think you're onto something here. I do think it was the right thing for you to pen this WONDERFUL essay. Denton is not only a deeply caring administrator, she's an Eye Fashion QUEEN! (Dear, I'm from Australia, so you should know that I don't use the "Q" word lightly!) Though I think Ms. Denton could use a touch of something *sparkly*, I guess one could chalk that up to our different styles -- you know, she's a little bit COUNTRY, I'm a little bit ROCK N'ROLL, darling!

One teensy little criticism, dear. Don't you feel the illustration is a bit unfair to people with Strabismus, darling?

But, honestly, I can't complain. Her smart eye *occucessories* have put me back on the map once again! My deepest gratitude to Ms. Denton!

Most cordially yours,
Dame Edna Everage

www.theatermania.com/content/news.cfm/story/5368
 

Re: Come on Folks, Why are we hurting Chancellor Denise Denton?

(Speaking to author and the "activists" who continue to vandalize this school and the Chancellor's property) As a UCSC alum I am saddened to see this shameful character assasination. Come on, guys, do you really think that the Chancellor is the one behind everything you're angry about? The Regents make most of the decisions around here. Denton is the first Chancellor I can remember who actually made an effort to listen to students. What is wrong about being individual? Would you prefer she wear suits like Greenwood did? Do you prefer that she not reach out at all, like previous Chancellors? If YOU feel like you're not being listened to, perhaps it is because you are not behaving like adults. I agreed with most of what Tent University was fighting for, but I (along with most of the school, staff, community) have been appalled by the immaturity that you have shown since then. This form of activism will get you nowhere fast. Why not be civil and act through appropriate channels? Reading an article like this totally turns me off to your cause.
 

Where are the fabulous glasses?

Please don't take the Dame Edna thing wrong! Dame Edna fans around the world truly appreciate the unique qualities in each and every one of us. Show your glamour to the world!

Denton's eye glasses really are smart and fun -- why be normal? The message of Dame Edna really is about enjoying -- and flaunting! -- your unique and beautiful self!

Bring back the curls, bring back the glasses and let's try to leave the authoritarianism displayed at Tent U. last Spring behind us! Dame Edna says: repressing students is sooooooo last Spring! Let's have a love fest this Spring, darling!
 

Re: Come on Folks, Why are we hurting Chancellor Denise Denton?

hahahahaha
 

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