“When your school claims to be all about diversity and acceptance but has a paid partnership with Trump Hotels”
How dare they trigger these poor snowflakes by reminding them who is the president.
Campus Reform reports:
UNM scraps Trump Hotel ad amid student backlash
The University of New Mexico removed a Facebook ad promoting a stay at a Trump Hotel as a contest prize after backlash from students and alumni.
On Friday, UNM’s athletics department posted the ad, which prompted students to enter a giveaway to win a three-night stay at one of the 11 Trump Hotels, according to the Daily Lobo.
“When your school claims to be all about diversity and acceptance but has a paid partnership with Trump Hotels,” student Javi tweeted. “I guess it makes sense considering there’s a lawsuit against UNM for its inability to help a female student after she was raped.”
Meanwhile, alumna Ivey McClelland tweeted that she was “thoroughly disgusted,” citing an article describing UNM pulling the ad.
Animosity toward the ad didn’t just come from Twitter. UNM student Ry Dozier-Lerum, a freshman, called the post “alarming,” according to the Albuquerque Journal. She described the ad as “kind of careless,” particularly because UNM is “such a diverse university.”
UNM’s Associated Students noted its concern in a statement obtained by the Daily Lobo.
“[We] hope this incident will be an opportunity for administrators and leaders across campus to reflect on the tumultuous climate students navigate,” the student government said in a statement obtained by the Daily Lobo.
But the ad was not up for long.
“This particular ad was approved for social media distribution last year,” UNM said, according to the Daily Lobo. “Due to concerns about the broken link, as well as fan responses, we decided to remove the ad.”
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