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A controversial bake sale has the campus of UT in Austin talking on social media.

The UTChapter of Young Conservatives posted a signs on campus Wednesday in protest of Affirmative Action.

The member of the chapter said the goal was to spark a discussion about why university uses race as a factor for admissions.

The signs were for a bake sale but prices for the baked goods varied depending on the customer's race.

The member said the pricing differences were to show the amount of bias that is used toward underrepresented minority groups in the college admission process. He gave an example, stating that Native Americans were more likely to be given an unfair advantage for college admissions than those of Asian descent.

The bake sale was received with mixed results, the member said. Some people understood the message while others accused the group of racism.

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