Student confused and angered by “Pink Game”

pinkSenior graphic design major Michael Carr is still painfully unaware of breast cancer.

This ignorance came to light after Carr and some friends attended the women’s basketball “Pink Game” against Providence on Saturday. He remained bewildered throughout the entire contest.

“I just don’t get it,” Carr said. “It’s like, why would they wear pink jerseys?”

Despite shocked looks from those sitting next to him, Carr continued his tirade.

“I understand it’s women’s basketball, but making them wear pink is pretty sexist,” Carr said. “Creighton University’s colors are the white and the blue, anything else is detrimental with the great Creighton tradition that I’ve grown up with.”

Friends of Carr who also attended the game are still struggling with what to make of the situation.

“I don’t know what to say, really,” senior exercise science major Stu Inman said. “I don’t want to be the first person to tell him about breast cancer. That’s like ruining the tooth fairy for him, you know?”

Left to his own devices, Carr continues to try to increase awareness about this violation of tradition.

“I’m not going to let them get away with this,” Carr said. “Creighton has a great history and great team colors. They can’t just change these things on a whim.”

Carr has written a “Letter to the Editor” to The Creightonian and has requested a sit-down meeting with Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen.

Neither the paper nor Rasmussen could be reached for comment.

UPDATE: Carr has released an official statement upon reading our initial report.

“I am shocked and appalled at the lack of professionalism practiced at The Creightonion,” Carr said. “They paraded my ignorance around for fun instead of just having the common courtesy to tell me what I was doing wrong.”

Carr concluded his statement by saying he will now throw out all of the baby teeth he had been saving for a rainy day.

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