On Thursday, Russian-speakers from the New York and Columbia communities gathered to discuss Viktor Perelman’s life and his groundbreaking magazine Vremya i My.
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In response to the culturally insensitive Theta mixer, Interim Dean of Students Terry Martinez has released the following statement. Update (12:42 am): Columbia’s Inter-Greek Council has promised to work on “initiatives” that will enhance “social awareness.” See their statement below the jump. Update (3:15 am): The Chicano Caucus has responded to pictures of its activities at […]
From Chicano Caucus’ statement yesterday regarding the pictures from the Theta mixer (featured at the bottom of the post): Stereotypes are used to oppress marginalized communities. These pictures caricaturize Mexican culture and should not be overlooked. The attire trivializes an entire nation’s history, its peoples, and its cultures, reducing them to a mere mustache and sombrero. Though […]
Members of Columbia’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter have come under fire for posting pictures that many consider racist from their mixer last night on Facebook and other social media websites. While the mixer was reportedly “Olympic team” themed, Bwog thinks it would be difficult to play sports in a sombrero and fake mustache. Spec posted […]