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Recently, a full-time HKU student from Estonia published an opinion article on South China Morning Post about the lack of diversity in the university. As a blonde Caucasian woman, she feels that she was treated as their “pet gweipo” (meaning: pet Caucasian woman, generally carries a negative connotation), used as a token in the university’s promotional brochures to promote an illusion of diversity. It caused a huge uproar in the HKU community — offended locals, indignant admission officers, empathetic non-locals…

In the politically correct world we live in today, any kind of racial, sexist, or discriminating slurs are big “No-No’s,”…

K. C.

BDS · Full-time dental student, write for fun

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