The University of Tennessee Chatanooga (UTC) newspaper, the University Echo, criticized senior Brenna Spencer’s decision to include a firearm in her graduation photos.
Spencer’s photo of herself in front of the Walnut Street Bridge wearing a “Women for Trump” t-shirt and exposing a firearm, which was tucked into her waistband, went viral.
I don’t take normal college graduation photos… pic.twitter.com/eI1NvLFYHs
— Brenna Spencer (@BrennaSpencer) April 7, 2018
The newspaper’s staff acknowledged the attention the photo received but expressed a series of criticisms in an opinion piece for the paper.
In addition to the alleged misrepresentation, the article added that the newspaper’s staff consider the photo to be contradictory:
We think it’s contradicting that she’s approaching the situation from a feminist standpoint in support of Trump who has been known for his mistreatment and disrespect of women. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://ijr.com/2018/04/1087393-brenna-spencer-firearm-photo/” target=”_blank”]