(Washington Post) On Saturday, two members of Bowdoin College's student government will face impeachment proceedings. What heinous transgression did they commit? Theft, plagiarism, sexual assault?
Nope. They attended a party where some guests wore tiny sombreros.
Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. View Archive
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Two weeks ago, some students threw a birthday party for a friend. The email invitation read: "the theme is tequila, so do with that what you may. We're not saying it's a fiesta, but we're also not not saying that :)." The invitation — sent by a student of Colombian descent, which may or may not be relevant here — advertised games, music, cups and "other things that are conducive to a fun night."