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Oregon State cancels Blackout for PC concerns


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OSU printed "wear black" and "wear orange" on some football tickets, posters and on the athletic website to coordinate colors.

But the "wear black" days aroused concerns.

"This community is not ready for having a blackout Reser or a wear black day when students don't realize wearing black could be really culturally insensitive," said Amelia Harris, president of the Associated Students of OSU.







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death valley driver
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frick this planet





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USA





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Boudin
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Pussification of America





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GeorgeTheGreek
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That's seaux dumb.

That is really dumb.



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TiGeRTeRRoR
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Guess they need to finally go through with it and change their mascot from the Beavers to the Pussies.





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I guess saying it in spanish wouldn't help either.





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wearing black could be really culturally insensitive
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wearing black could be really culturally insensitive
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wearing black could be really culturally insensitive








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I guess saying it in spanish wouldn't help either.







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ohhhhhhhh

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NJ El Tigre
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i'm moving to canada





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Oregon had a blackout planned previously but changed the name to lights out. All because of PC.

Find it funny that 2 schools from the same state are worried about that when there is only 5% African Americans in the state.

Washington however had no issue doing so even though they have a lot more AA's.



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everyone should wear black anyway to that game





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So white outs? OK
Orange outs? OK
Black outs? Na ah.

Seems about right.






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Hazelnut
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Before you know it the Cleveland Browns will have to change their name because people will think it's "racist"





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Find it funny that 2 schools from the same state are worried about that when there is only 5% African Americans in the state.


Which is maybe why they're worried about it...they don't trust the fans to not do something distasteful...especially OSU...which is 80% redneck.

Sidenote - Oregon used to be a huge Klan state...the N-word was in the Oregon Constitution.




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You quoted this:

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"This community is not ready for having a blackout Reser or a wear black day when students don't realize wearing black could be really culturally insensitive," said Amelia Harris, president of the Associated Students of OSU.


And left out this:

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Harris is referring to an incident back in 2007 which led to protests outside Reser Stadium. During a student campaign called "Blackout Reser," some students wore black face paint and afro wigs.


Sounds like a good call to save the university some potential embarrassment.



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"This community is not ready for having a blackout Reser or a wear black day when students don't realize wearing black could be really culturally insensitive," said Amelia Harris, president of the Associated Students of OSU.


I'd love to hear how wearing the color black can be seen as culturally insensitive.






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