The recent blackface incident has drawn national and international attention and affected Cal Poly’s image and reputation.
Students of all backgrounds should get to know the cultures of others to build a sense of community.
Cairns argues the actions of the Lambda Chi members involved in the blackface incident are protected by the First Amendment.
Ahmed argues the blackface incident is yet another example of the administration not taking necessary action to prevent discrimination.
Atienza argues that while blackface is racist, it was a nonviolent act and is therefore protected under the First Amendment.
[We] are aware that the acts of cultural appropriation have been hurtful to members of our community.
As a Filipino-American I’ve seen how fast these people turn on another minority for not believing in the same thing they believe in, effectively isolating them for thinking different.