Universities crack down on offensive Halloween costumes

The Regina Leader-Post highlighted UBC’s annual Halloween awareness campaign called “Think Before You Dress Up” in a story about costume protocol at various universities.

“We certainly don’t want to police people having fun,” said Sara-Jane Finlay, UBC’s associate vice-president of equity and inclusion. “But there are ways to have fun that are inclusive and don’t culturally appropriate someone else’s identity in a stereotyped way.”