Baking With Fire

April 18, 2005

The enemies of campus bake sales are at it again, inflaming one another over the dire threat of cupcakes and cookies sold at different prices to whites, minorities, and women. The sales are political parody, of course, poking fun at affirmative action policies and trying to get a debate going. Campus orthodoxy holds that such policies are sacred and that any dissent, even in the form of satirical cookie prices, is illegitimate and deserving of suppression...

Schools: Grand Valley State University Northeastern Illinois University Cases: Grand Valley State University: Suppression of Affirmative Action Bake Sale Northeastern Illinois University: Suppression of Affirmative Action Bake Sale