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Univ. of Illinois student gov boycotts homecoming to protest ‘cultural appropriation’

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The University of Illinois Student Government boycotted this past weekend’s homecoming parade to protest the inclusion of the Chief Illiniwek mascot and take “a stand against cultural appropriation.”

The ISG also praised a protest of the parade, boasting that "we forced the parade to be rerouted and Chancellor Jones' car attempted to push back a blockade of students before the Chancellor exited the parade without comment.”

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Sounds like the u of I is headed in the same direction as the university of Missouri Alums are not donating state is cutting funds. I suspect enrollment by Illinois residents is next. Sad situation for a “land grant” institution