Archive for November 1, 2005

The Facebook: Just a Joke?

“A white guy, a black guy, and an Asian guy are walking down the street…” What follows almost is sure to be un-PC, but funny… right? Maybe not. Sure, you may laugh, but we laugh for a number of reasons: you might be amused, maybe you’re uncomfortable, or you just feel like you’re supposed to laugh. Either way, many students aren’t altogether sure it really is a joke.

Enter Facebook: an all encompassing element of life at IU. Certain individuals have decided to bring the non-stop laughs of racial jokes to this forum by creating groups like “We Hate Asian Drivers,” “Asian Girls have Sideways Vaginas,” and “Asian Girls are Devious.” Hilarity ensues–as does the outrage.

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