WSU Athletics Department: Stop the distribution of "Cougador" masks at the Oct. 31 football game.

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Juan Campos
7 years ago
Para defender a la impresión cultural de nuestra raza como algo original.

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Dominique Norman
7 years ago
This is a culture, not a costume/gimmick.

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Rafael Pruneda
7 years ago
In Solidarity with all my brothers and sisters.

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Maya Manus
7 years ago
It is very ethnocentric of WSU to do this.

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Jose Gonzalez
7 years ago
Because my culture as well as other's culture is not a costume and should not be used as a marketing gimmick! Without the students there wouldn't be a university.

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Susana Sandoval
7 years ago
The distribution of these masks reduces the cultural meaning of the luchador culture to an object. This mask is not something that can be used to define the luchador culture and doing so on a massive scale like the WSU Athletics Department is planning will only reaffirm stereotypes made in other forms of popular media. Please do not do this, especially since this game is going to be filmed. The humiliation of WSUs ignorance to the offense of this display will be broadcast for everyone to see.

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danielle bowlden
7 years ago
This is an embarrassment to the integrity of the university, especially as a nationally televised game. Further, it creates a slippery slope for what may turn into cultural appropriations of MULTIPLE identities. This should be important to EVERYONE.

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Lynn Becerra
7 years ago
Context, context, context... When distributed within a specific context (predominantly white institution) as a "gimmick" on Halloween night (associated with costumes)... Sends a misleading message to those from community who associate mask within a specific cultural context.

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Roxana Garcia
7 years ago
STOP cultural appropriation!

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Laurel Smith
7 years ago
it's cultural appropriation! yech.