Students find fiesta- themed fundraiser offensive

dartmouthThe Greek community at Dartmouth College cancels a fundraiser when students says they were  highly offended. One student Daniela Hernandez says the “Cinco de Mayo” theme was culturally and racially offensive.

“As a Mexican-born, United States-raised, first-generation woman of color, it was sadly unsurprising that a culturally themed party was seen as a casual venture for such a privileged institution such as Dartmouth,” says student Daniela Hernandez, a student at the Dartmouth College.

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School administrators told the Greek community they have to cancel the charity event after the students’ complaints.

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