Thursday, February 17, 2005

College Campus On Edge As Tasty Sandwiches Cause Fear, Loathing

Rutgers bans offensive sandwich names from food trucks

February 16, 2005, 10:31 AM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Rutgers University has ordered popular food trucks on its College Avenue campus to change the names of certain sandwiches after receiving complaints from students...Some of the names were derogatory toward women, gays and members of certain ethnic groups…"These sandwich businesses manage to be sexist, homophobic and offensive all in one grand slam," (gay activist Steve Goldstein) told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "This is how hate crimes start, when people feel it's OK to make biased comments publicly."


Offending sandwich tells University:
"I hate you!"

But others see the food fight as another example of political correctness getting out of hand. David French, president of the Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, said while it may be the university's prerogative to ask the owners to change their menus, it raises some constitutional issues…
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/ny-bc-nj--offensivesandwich0216feb16,0,3603595.story

BTW: Does anyone know the names of these homophobic foodstuffs?

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