This is not about control…

"College Newspaper Editor Forced to Resign After Mask Op-Ed" via Inside Higher Ed

The editor, being a person existing in the world and, presumably, a student who has attended class in previous instances, understood that there are various restrictions on what they can and can’t do with their own body in a classroom. The assumption can be made that the student has previously been amenable to their previous controls (such as wearing clothes, not wearing headphones, wearing shoes, not wearing a beer-straw-hat) without incident.

This is about masks.