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Monday, April 20, 2015

UC Santa Cruz apologizes for serving Mexican food during Sci-Fi space alien party

With stuff like this happening all the time, I don't know how the satirical website The Onion stays in business. Moronic political correctness has eliminated the difference between satire and reality.

In today's fun example, UC Santa Cruz is making staff undergo sensitivity training because they served Mexican food during a space alien-themed science fiction party. Don't get the connection? Neither did the caterers, or the students, or anyone else until some idiot decided that it might offend illegal aliens from Mexico and Latin America.

This actually happened:

A residential college at the University of California, Santa Cruz has apologized for serving a Mexican food buffet during an intergalactic-themed party which featured spaceships and aliens.

In an email sent to Stevenson College students, Dr. Carolyn Golz, a college administration officer, said that as a result of the event, all Programs staff will now be required to undergo cultural competency training.

“Unfortunately, the program planners made a poor decision when choosing to serve a Mexican food buffet during a program that included spaceships and ‘aliens’, failing to take into account how these choices might be perceived by others,” Golz wrote in the email. “We would never want to make a connection between individuals of Latino heritage or undocumented students and ‘aliens’ and I am so sorry that our College Night appeared to do exactly that.”...

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