From EAG News:

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Members of a recently formed White Student Union at the University of California Santa Barbara are showing their serious by releasing a list of demands, and organizing a walkout for next month.

Students created the Facebook page “UCSB White Student Union” in late November “to challenge its membership to actively address political, social, and cultural injustices while at the same time celebrating and acknowledging the advancement of People of European Descent (PED) at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Beyond,” according to the page description.

The page surfaced online along with similar Facebook pages for more than two dozen colleges across the United States, as well as others in places like Australia. The groups instantly sparked charges of racism, as well as messages of support, though many news sites dismissed the White Student Union pages as hoaxes launched by racists who don’t attend the schools. debunked that notion in interviews with several students who started the pages, including nonwhite students who were inspired by “what they see as unchecked hostility towards their fellow white students,” according to the site.

The UCSB White Student Union – which is not formally recognized by the university – is also eager to set the record straight, and released a list of demands on its Facebook page yesterday it views as essential to countering hostilities against PED.

“We, students of European descent at UCSB, refuse to accept the negative social climate created towards our peers of…

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