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  • UC Davis students protest insensitive party (Cinco de Drinko)

    05/03/2014 6:19:25 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 40 replies
    sac bee dot com ^ | 5-2014 | chang
    A Mexican-themed drinking party promoted by employees of the student-run Coffee House at UC Davis has roiled the campus, threatening to ignite racial tensions even as the university ramps up admission for minorities and international students. Clad in red T-shirts and chanting slogans, about 100 UC Davis students participated Friday in a sit-in at the Coffee House, urging a boycott of the cafeteria. The protest came after some Coffee House employees promoted an off-campus party at a local park Saturday that they dubbed “Cinco de Drinko,” a name university leaders said had strong connotations of racism. The Facebook event page...