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CoEd Dorm Rooms at University of Chicago Cause Stir
By CE&CC :: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 :: 129548 Views :: Living & Lifestyle, Career & Education, Government & Society

Illinois, USA – The University of Chicago joins a handful of other colleges in their effort to create a cohabitation campus.  The college will now allow a male student to sleep in the same room with an unrelated female student.

Amy Batuo says the school has essentially become a whore house and is considering transferring.  “I am not going to pay them to help students hook-up. There is going to be so many reputations and lives ruined.  They have gone way into left field on this one.”

This is not the first time the school has sent shock waves for its stance on sexual promiscuity and promotion.  The campus Student Health and Wellness Fee, which all registered students pay, covers regular contraceptive items like condoms and lubricants.   All are available at its Student Care Center including what the center calls "Emergency contraception.” 

Janet Nafsu calls sexual promiscuity a form of sexual exploitation. “The unsaid message is, ‘I don't think you're worth marrying but I'll use you for sex.’ Propositioning someone for such sex used to be practically an insult.”

Nafsu adds that the schools can choose to send a strong message to students that discourage out-of-wedlock sex. “That message in its over-simplified, short form could be, ‘Don't let people selfishly use you for sex. Let's have a warm world built around loving marriages, not a colder world built on sexual exploitation.’”

Mike Attek does not see anything wrong with the co-ed option.  “If the girl wants to be in a room with other guys, that is on her.  She is in college and if she isn’t smart enough to handle herself or her business she gets what she deserves.”

Batou says this is no accident.  “We know many colleges are dominated by liberals who have no problem discriminating against other ideas and speakers. And we know liberalism is all about sexual license (amongst other licenses).   Schools can choose to send a wink-wink, if-it-feels-good-do-it message by giving contraceptives to unmarried students and allowing co-ed dorm rooms. Too many colleges have chosen to become enablers of pre-marital sex.  Just think of all the rape & sexual harassment allegations that will happen.”

Students on the campus were surprised and felt the move by the college was irresponsible.  Many sighted the conflicts that could arise from roommate misunderstandings and the huge risk to their potential careers or professional reputations. 
When challenged by the concern university officials claim program of allowing male and female students to sleep in the same room was a student led effort.  The university claims the rooms are not intended for romantic couples, but the university won't ask students why they want to live together.

Most parents and students are concerned that the state funded school is taking liberties with a social experiment that have far reaching repercussions.  An experiment that they don’t feel is a wise investment of their money.  Others feel that the students are of legal age and can live in apartments and students should have the same rights in a dorm, even though a dorm is more closely related to sharing a bedroom.  

Most believe the close proximity of two different sexes, raging hormones, lack of experience and maturity, and the reckless campus lifestyle of a college is a bomb waiting to go off.   The explosive aftermath is sure to bring campus officials back to their senses, although a number of lives might be destroyed in the process. 

Mother of God Church, MI USA


Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church
25585 Berg Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Tel: (248) 356-0565
Fax: (248) 356-5235

Founding Pastor:
Msgr. Geroge Garmo in 1972
The current church building
was completed in 1980.

Rev.  Manuel Yousif Boji

Parochial Vicar:
Rev. Wisam Matti

Daily:  10:00 AM Chaldean
Tuesdays:  5:30 PM Chaldean/English 
Saturdays:  Ramsha 4:45-5:20 PM; Mass 5:30 PM Chaldean   
Sundays:  8:30 AM Arabic, 10:00 AM English, 12:00 PM Chaldean

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 Rev. Manuel Yousif Boji

Fr. Manuel was born in Telkaif in the suburbs of Nineveh, Iraq in 1946.   Reverend Manuel Boji entered the Chaldean Seminary in Mousl in 1958 and was ordained a priest in Baghdad in 1968.  His first assignment was in Telkaif where he served for 19 years.  In July 1987, Fr. Manuel was assigned  to the United States  where he assisted Mar Addai Parish in Oak Park, Michigan for six months.  From March 1988 until April 1990, he was administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit, Michigan.  Fr. Manuel completed his Masters and Doctorate work from both U of D Mercy and Wayne State University while assigned to the United States.  In May 1990, Fr. Manuel was assigned to Mother of God Parish and is currently serving there as Rector of the Cathedral. 

Parochial Vicar: Rev. Wisam Matti

Fr. Wisam was born in Basrah, Iraq on October 30, 1971. Completing his education in Iraq and serving in the military Fr. Wisam then entered the Chaldean Seminary in Baghdad in 1984.  He was ordained a priest in Karemlees a suburb of Nineveh on July 4th 1997.  His first assignment was in Mosul where he served for five years.  On January 21, 2002, Fr. Wisam was transferred to the Unites States and was assigned to Mother of God Parish where he is currently serving as parochial vicar.  Fr. Wisam, earned his Master in Pastoral Theology on April 28, 2007 from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.