The Young Conservatives of Texas at UT Austin held a bake sale at the West Mall to discuss affirmative action policies on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. The Young Conservatives were met with criticism, which resulted in a protest and several intense conversations among students. (Photo: Shelby Knowles/Texas Tribune/cc)

Protesters Disrupt “Affirmative Action Bake Sale” At UT-Austin

The bake sale hosted by the Young Conservatives of Texas — in which prices varied depending on the buyer’s race and gender — was meant to protest the consideration of race in admissions.