UC Berkeley Leaders Condemn ‘Diversity Bake Sale’

   BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Student leaders at the University of California, Berkeley are condemning a Republican group’s satirical bake sale aimed at opposing affirmative action legislation.

   The San Francisco Chronicle reports UC Berkeley senators voted 19-0 Sunday to denounce the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” as discriminatory.

   The Republican group still plan to hold the bake sale Tuesday, charging students based on race, gender and ethnicity. White students will be charged the most, Native Americans the least and women will get a 25-percent discount.

   The event is designed to denounce a bill now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk that would allow California public universities to consider race, ethnicity and gender in student admissions.

   Another student group plans to sponsor a call-in booth for students to voice their support for the legislation.

   (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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  1. oldfart says:

    The truth ain’t always nice but its alwaya the truth.

    1. MAC49 says:

      The truth is the truth. end of discussion. Truth hurts!

  2. Ben B says:

    Can you slant this article any more? Typical.

    How about you explain the bill further instead of a brief headline and this ‘denouncing’ you heavily emphasize.

  3. Charles Donaldson says:

    Young Republicans don’t seem to know how to count votes. White people no longer are the majority in California. Also, there are more women then men. I think the non-whites and all women will get the idea that the Republicans want to return to the politics of days gone by when women and non-white were discriminated against while white men held the power.

    Must be a bunch of white young men doing the baking.

    1. trj says:

      You are a racist idiot.

      1. Babytmz says:

        Did you read the article? It’s about university enrollment not voting

  4. trj says:

    Why so upset? THIS IS the way the state does tuition. If you are an illegal alien you get a break if you are a citizen you don’t. I APPLAUD THESE STUDENTS!

    1. MAC49 says:

      Standing applause from this section!

  5. T says:

    When is this baksesale? I will happily drive from Sacramento to purchase a few items to support them. Are the UC “Senators” denouncing the bill as well?

    1. Fred says:

      Of course not. That sort of racism is PC for that crowd. Bout of course that bill is needed, because people of color (besides white) obviously lack the genetic make-up necessary to compete with white folks on an equal footing – or so the authors of this bill apparently believe.

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