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Native students want U of Arizona head to apologize for quip

 

November 3, 2019



TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A group of University of Arizona students is demanding the school's president apologize for remarks he made using Native American stereotypes.

Members of Native SOAR, a university mentoring program for Native American students, posted on social media Sunday that they want a face-to-face apology from President Robert Robbins.

According to the group, Robbins unexpectedly visited a class last month.

He reportedly said he wasn't trying to "pull an Elizabeth Warren" but he thought he had a DNA test done because he might be part Cherokee.

But he planned to get re-tested bec...



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