[Ed. – Yes, literally. The UCI College Republicans won’t be allowed to organize campus events for the next year.]
UC Irvine has revoked the UCI College Republicans’ right to book event space through Student Center and Events Services through the spring 2017 quarter in the wake of a controversial Milo Yiannopoulos visit earlier this month. This essentially means the group cannot host any large gatherings on campus for a year.
A video of the June 2 event shows Yiannopolous enter the venue in a police outfit costume with a hot pink “penis gun” in his holster. As some in the crowd cheered, he proceeded to pretend spank a person wearing an Obama mask with a fake baton to kick off the festivities. Another person in a Donald Trump mask said “Obama, you’re fired!” Prior to the event, some College Republicans handed out pacifiers to students upset Yiannopolous visited the campus.
Campus officials allegedly imposed the sanction after they learned Yiannopoulos, who sings the praises of Donald Trump, was to be invited back to the campus this fall by the group.