Monday, October 31, 2016

University of Texas Student Bake Sale Protests Affirmative Action

The 2016 election season has been wild—more Jerry Springer, less CSPAN. It’s hardly surprising, then, that student activists would launch their own outside-the-box political stunts.

At the University of Texas at Austin, a group called The Young Conservatives of Texashosted a bake sale in which they priced goods based on affirmative action. That means they charged according to what they see as preferential treatment based on race at the college: Asians pay more (therefore receive less preferential treatment during the admissions process), while Native Americans pay nothing (meaning they get into college for free.)

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