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Mar 19, 2011 4:06 PM by AP

CU student resigns diversity post over writings

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado Student Government diversity director has resigned after officials saw copies of his blog posts, including one in which he wrote "women are not as smart as men."

Philosophy graduate student Matthew Cucchiaro says the post titled "Today's Stupid Human Beings: Women" was "clearly satirical."

The Daily Camera reports Cucchiaro originally posted the item under a pseudonym in 2009. Cucchiaro resigned March 4 after the dean of students received copies of Cucchiaro's posts from an anonymous source. CU Student Government's vice president of external affairs, Allison Foley, says Cucchiaro didn't break any rules but agreed to resign.

The Camera reports Cucchiaro has since reposted the item on women to stupidhumanbeings.com.

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Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/


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