Oh good grief. Do students who are members of the Edinburgh University Law Society really need to be told that white people “blacking up” by way of a costume is not funny or cool or hip this late in the game?
The Beerientering event, which took place on Thursday night, asked students to follow an “around the world” fancy dress code.
However, pictures soon began circulating on social media of four students – three men and one woman – “blacked up” to represent Somali pirates.
Third year Social Anthropology student Amie Robertson, 19, who is a member of the Amnesty Society and the Tibet Society, was one of those who challenged the group.
She said: “We ran into them in
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