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Big Turn-Out for Cal Bake Sale
NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 | Lori Preuitt

Posted on 09/27/2011 12:23:31 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Bake sales don't normally get national attention.

There was a big turn out for a very controversial bake sale on the Cal campus Tuesday.

The Berkeley College Republicans' "Increase Diversity Bake Sale" kicked off right on schedule in Sproul Plaza at 10 a.m.

The group announced the sale last week. They said it was designed to spark conversation about a bill that is now on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk that would allow California public universities to consider race, ethnicity and gender in student admissions. The bill is SB185.

Berkeley College Republicans posted the prices of its cookies according to race, gender and ethnicity.

"White/Caucasian" pastries for $2 "Asian/American" for $1.50 "Latino/Hispanic" for $1 "Black/African American" for 75 cents "Native American" only had to pay a quarter Women get a 25-cent discount UC Berkeley student leaders condemned the event. During an emergency meeting on Sunday night, student senators voted 19-0 that the bake sale is discriminatory.

There was a counter protest also held at Sproul Tuesday afternoon. Although the gathering was large, it remained peaceful.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: bakesale; berkeleygop; calberkeley; diversity; sb185
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To: MayflowerMadam

It would be better if, after a caucasion bought a $2 cupcake, the seller would grab it from him and hand it over to a black or Hispanic. That’s the reality.

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It’s already built into the discriminatory price.


21 posted on 09/27/2011 2:17:49 PM PDT by ROTB (Christian sin breeds enemies for the USA. If you're a Christian, stop sinning, and spread the Word..)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

> During an emergency meeting on Sunday night, student senators voted 19-0 that the bake sale is discriminatory.

Of course it is. T’is the whole point of the event, to point out how discriminatory SB185 is.

God Bless the Berkeley Republicans.<<

And that is why conservatives are always smarter...we get it. Libtards are on a different and alien plane of reality.


22 posted on 09/27/2011 4:10:22 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: nickcarraway

The chicano student union should show up and declare that bake sale lands are ATZLAN.

Then the Dean can announce new measures forcing College Repulbican cookies to be sold to poor black UCB students in spite of the discounts.

Later if they default on payment for purchases of unrealistically extravagant cookies, then the Univ of California can step in and bail them out.

Of course this is all providing that a drunk Mexican UCB student does not drive drunk and collide with the cookie table....


23 posted on 09/27/2011 7:36:31 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: nickcarraway

Why was there no provision for long, chocolate-covered bananas for gay students?


24 posted on 09/27/2011 7:38:20 PM PDT by gaijin
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