If you didn’t hear about this story earlier this week coming out of Florida, here are a few background links to catch up.
A Christian college student has been suspended after allegedly challenging his Muslim professor’s claims that Jesus wasn’t crucified and that his disciples did not think he was God.
Marshall Polston, a sophomore at Rollins College in Florida, was suspended after disagreeing with these assertions made by his professor, Areej Zufari, in his Middle Eastern humanities class, as reported by The College Fix.
“Honestly, it reminded me of some of the more radical groups I researched when abroad,” Polston told the Central Florida Post. “Whether religious or not, I believe even those with limited knowledge of Christianity can agree that according to the text, Jesus was crucified and his followers did believe he was divine… that he was ‘God.’”
After Polston challenged Zufari on this point, he received a 52 percent on an essay and says the professor refused to explain why. He was later reportedly suspended.
Zufari reported the student to Rollins’s “Dean of Safety” and canceled class, alleging Polston made her feel “unsafe.”
When the class met again, Zufari brought up Sharia law and a male Muslim student suggested that adulterers, gays, and thieves should be decapitated, according to Polston. Multiple students thought the teacher should report the statement and one anonymous student told the FBI, but Zufari purportedly took no action beyond playfully telling the Muslim student something similar to that he was “in time-out” and should remain quiet for a bit.
Along with his suspension, Polston was ordered not to contact Zufari. The professor submitted a police report alleging that Polston disobeyed the order and had shown up outside of the classroom, but both a restaurant receipt and video surveillance stills indicate that the student was buying food at an Orlando restaurant during the class period.
The Central Florida Post began researching and found that the Muslim Rollins Professor Defended Anti-Semitism, Aided Lover In Radicalizing Children
Central Florida Post has uncovered a lawsuit filed in Orange County, FL in 2007 that contains bombshell allegations against Zufari and provide insight into her radical Wahhabi leanings.
Zufari is accused by Rosine Ghawji, the wife of the Maher Ghawji, of trying to indoctrinate Rosine’s two children with fanatical Islamic beliefs. Zufari had been engaged in an affair with Maher and was possibly involved in a secret marriage ceremony in Central Florida with Mr. Ghawji, according to the court documents.
Maher Ghawji has been tied to the Muslim Brotherhood, donated thousands to charities that funneled money to Al-Qaeda, and was even under surveillance by the F.B.I. at one point for his involvement with terrorist groups in the Middle-East.
The court documents also point to trips made by Zufari and Mr. Ghawji to Seatlle, where the court documents allege the two conducted “targeting and surveillance” of American interests.
Zufari not only defended Jew hating comments reminiscent of the Third Reich, but also hosted a fundraiser for a man who was listed as an un-indicted co-conspirator in the 1993 WTC terrorist attack.
How did Rollins not do a proper background check on Areej Zufari before they hired her? Her past is a clear indicator of an intense personal bias, one that has apparently motivated her to malign a student and even falsify a police report.
She even went as far as enlisting a student to lie in the report as well, meaning multiple people could face charges for filing a false police report.
CFP further reported that, Embattled Rollins Professor Gives Conflicting Statements To Police.
By Jacob Engels
Last week, Central Florida Post broke the national story about Marshall Polston being suspended by Rollins College for vehemently disagreeing with his professor.
Rollins College, after a long and careful investigation, in a letter obtained by Central Florida Post, concluded that Polston did not violate the schools code of conduct and that he was not verbally, physically or mentally threatening.
READ ROLLINS COLLEGE’S DECISION HERE:
Of course, the school, still struggling with the reality of their massive mistake, employed mealymouthed jargon to discuss Polston’s innocence, swapping “Not Guilty” with a ruling of “Not Responsible.”
Rollins even chastised Mr. Polston for being disagreeable with the professor, but mentioned nowhere the severity of her false police report or claims about Polston. We’re hopeful that Zufari will have to answer for those false statements in the coming weeks.
Attorney Kenneth Lewis, who is representing Polston, praised the school for the thoroughness of their investigation.
READ POLSTON ATTORNEY KENNETH LEWIS’ PRESS RELEASE:
Polston felt relieved when we talked with him on the phone, but was worried about the stress the whole ordeal had put on his family and friends.
“My Mom has been so supportive of me. In return, many on social media have targeted her. This decision is a first step of many to rebuild my reputation.”
The Orlando Sentinel should look hard in the mirror to see who is the real Fake News. They reviewed some court documents and came to a conclusion Polston was a threat.
Maxwell’s column praised the Sentinel reporter for examining all sides and said this was just a right-wing publicity stunt, in his opinion. He wouldn’t mention Polston’s name to avoid giving him more “publicity” and wouldn’t name the professor because she had been victimized too much.
Now that Rollins has found Polston not guilty, isn’t he the true victim? Regardless of the publicity, this is a college student who has been falsely accused by his professor. His other studies have suffered. He was temporarily suspended from school. All because a professor made accusations that Rollins found to be untrue.
There are still questions to be answered and we will continue to look closely at what happens next. The Central Florida Post will follow this story and continue to update our readers with new developments.