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York University gets ‘verbed’ — and it isn’t a good thing

For any of York U’s 55,000 students it might come as no shock that getting “Yorked” has no less than six entries on user generated slang website Urban Dictionary — and the top two are not too happy reviews of the school.

Whether it is accusations of the administration stifling academic freedom, or the near riot that broke out over imported conflict between Jewish and Muslim students over Israeli Apartheid Week, the string of record breaking, academic career ruining strikes that have plagued the campus, or the never ending stream of sexual assaults that take place on campus, York always seems to get a bad rap.

And the students who wrote these definitions don’t disagree, either.

Read on to see the web definitions of ‘Yorked’