Student Fakes a Rape Threat to Advance Diversity Initiatives

Katherine Timpf, National Review, December 2, 2014

A federal investigation revealed that a racist rape threat against a University of Chicago student activist was actually fake, written by the student’s friend to gain support for their cultural-sensitivity initiatives.

Freshman Derek Caquelin posted a threat against junior Vincente Perez on his own Facebook wall on November 18–and then claimed a racist hacker must have done it.


Perez had co-written a petition earlier in November demanding that the university address cultural-sensitivity issues after he saw students wearing Mexican Halloween costumes that had offended him. The petition’s demands included “a mandatory cross-cultural competency program” and faculty “diversification.”

Caquelin’s Facebook page makes it obvious that he is an activist for the same campus initiatives and causes as Perez. In fact, he often directly shares Perez’s own posts on cultural diversity issues.


But last week, the school released a statement clarifying that the investigation had made it “clear that nobody broke into the Facebook account in question,” and that “the owner of the Facebook account [had] claimed responsibility for the posting.”

In a November 24 Facebook post, Caquelin admitted to faking the threat and claimed to have acted alone. He acknowledged that what he had done was wrong, but also insisted that he only did it to advance awareness of cultural problems.

“I made the wrong decision after being harassed about the problems I have tried to discuss not being real and wanted to show you all they are real,” he said.


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  • dd121

    It’s not the first time some minority or liberal faked a “racist” act to gain sympathy or money.

    • RationaliseThis

      He should be excluded from campus for misconduct.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        He should be hung from a tall tree with a short rope and a good knot…

        • SFLBIB

          I have a better idea. He is obviously in dire need of a course in composition. Put him in one to analyze Thomas Hardy novels until he can write good English.

          • The expectation of proper spelling and grammar constitutes a “microaggression”, or so we are told. Apparently, they’re not really in college to obtain an education and later write clearly about whatever it is they have pretended to learn, while the rest of society is expected to later make allowances for their continued literary ineptitude.

            Were I a manager hiring for a serious position, I believe I would want a quick writing sample on why the applicant thinks he or she could do the job well, to be completed longhand, on the spot, in the conference room.

      • dd121

        Liberals don’t punish their own for being liberal.

      • Realist

        Yeah….that’ll happen.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      It’s all I ever see…

  • anony

    Yet again?!

    This garbage is becoming all too predictable. Obviously these people are bankrupt; they have to make things up to maintain their position of victim.

    We Whites are the real victims of these barbarians.

  • Tarczan

    These two idiots are obviously AA specials at the Univ. of Chicago. I know some people who went to thew U.of C, and they’re very, very bright. It’s a top ten school. A real U. of C. student (other than an AA) wouldn’t pen that jumbled mess. And assuming Vincente is male, I have never heard of a male threatening to rape another male, but then I’ve never been in a prison, which is where they belong.

    • bilderbuster

      I recently read that male rape is becoming a problem in the new US/PC Army.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Perez had co-written a petition earlier in November demanding that the university address cultural-sensitivity issues after he saw students wearing Mexican Halloween costumes that had offended him.”

    All you need is ONE weenie to be ‘offended’ by anything in the world and all the leftists freak out.

    This world is insane…

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      Yet it is mandatory to offend whites all the time.


  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    Another one for the “hate crime” hoax files, college division.

  • Snipped out by amren:

    “Perez became a victim of the very violence he was trying to prevent when a friend’s Facebook page was hacked and someone posted an explicit threat,” a local NBC affiliate gushed after the “rape threat” came out.

    “I was very literally scared to leave my house,” Perez told the news source at the time.


    If I had a TV the first thing I would do is boycott NBC. I boycott their websites as I do many liberal sites.

    So, the next step is for administrators to expel these pukes from school. Let me hold my breath. Oh, better not.

    • Boycott NBC’s advertisers and tell them why.

      • me

        That doesn’t work anymore. Here’s an example of why….

        • Earl P. Holt III

          Yes, and he is also a member of The Tribe (of course…!)

          • Tarczan

            He died last November.

          • Earl P. Holt III

            Nothing became him in life like the leaving it…

          • anony

            Good riddance!

  • [Guest]

    Now that this self-declared advocate of cultural diversity has been exposed as a racist hypocrite, what punishment will the authorities and university officials impose on him?

    My guess: none.

  • Yves Vannes

    Betas running wild.

  • Untel

    It seems that it is very easy for a minority to lie since it results in a “teachable moment.”

  • Atheist Realist

    isn’t this kind of sociopathic behavior?

    • Untel

      Exactly. But the truth doesn’t matter if you are working towards noble goals such as diversity. If clouding the issues helps your side win, so be it.

  • MBlanc46

    As a University of Chicago alumnus, I am deeply embarrassed.

    • me

      Next time they send you some beggardly letter, tell them you’re not going to give them a penny for their ‘multikultural’, Marxist indoctrination.

      • UC Santa Cruz finally stopped writing me to beg for money after receiving one scathing reply too many, sent in their own “no postage necessary if mailed in the USA” envelopes.

        • LexiconD1

          That’s hilarious! I’ll have to tell my cousin. He’s sick of them writing to him wanting money…

          • I am very sorry that I did not send them a brick, wrapped in white butcher paper with their prepaid postage glued to it.

        • I do the same thing to both of my alma maters when they send the beg letters. I tell them I will never contribute until they end all “negro studies” programs. It doesn’t work, though; they continue sending the beg mail.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        That’s what I DO when Washington University sends me a “beg” letter…

      • anony

        I ask them if they support affirmative action and when they say “of course”, I say, “well I don’t support discrimination against Whites”.

      • MBlanc46

        They will never get a penny out of me.

  • ncpride

    “I made the wrong decision after being harassed about the problems I have tried to discuss not being real and wanted to show you all they are real,” he said.

    This ‘logic’ just boggles the mind. Fake an incident to prove there is a problem. This may very well be the stupidest person on the planet right now. Sheesh…

    • me

      Nah. That thing is a typical communist liberal Mestizo. Expel both of these evil twits!

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      Same thing happened in the Army. Black kids of service members faked a death threat against other black people. The FBI was called in to find the evil white supremacists. The FBI found it was black kids. Other blacks supported them saying they were just doing it to show how bad racism is.


    • libertarian1234

      Such a lack of ability to logic clearly has got to be a big part of the reason these people can’t create and maintain societies above a third world level.

      You’re right about the dork being plenty stupid, but as the Scapegoat post below shows us that kind of thinking is typical among the black rank and file.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      A child’s logic, not too surprisingly…

    • [Guest]

      It’s wicked, but I’m not so sure it’s stupid. The tactic works. If they get away with the fraud, they have ammunition for their cause. If the fraud is uncovered, the perpetrators suffer no consequences. They have every reason to try it.

  • ViktorNN

    It’s kind of amusing to see yet another moronic minority student crash and burn who was no doubt admitted to UC via affirmative action.

    That is, it’s amusing until you realize that he’s taking a spot that a much more qualified white kid should have.

    Political correctness is anti-white. Affirmative action is systemic institutional racism against white people. This system is anti-white.

    • Tim

      “The system is anti-White…” There fore, Whites should have no “place” in the system. By OUR choice, not theirs…

    • Usually Much Calmer

      And for the qualified white kids who do get to enroll in the U of C, this kid by his very presence is changing the curriculum and watering down that education.

  • “Written by the student’s ‘friend’…”

    After posting this rape fantasy on Facebook, we need not wonder what sort of “friends” they are.

  • superlloyd

    “a mandatory cross-cultural competency program” What meaningless drivel. Black ‘culcha” certainly exhibits zero competency as do these idiot disciples of Boaz.


    “I made the wrong decision after being harassed about the problems I have tried to discuss not being real and wanted to show you all they are real,” – By faking the so called cultural problems that simply did not exist, because after all, how can you offer your “mandatory” solution to a problem, when there is no problem.

    This is just another episode in liberal leftism 101.

    1. ) Determine Your Goal: To force White students into “mandatory” classes to be told how evil they are for being alive and how wonderful everyone who’s not like them are.

    2. ) Create The Problem For Which You Can Offer A Solution: Make up vile lies about your fellow White students, such as racial harassment, and claims to have witnessed cultural/racial degradation from White students dressing as “Mexicans” on Halloween.

    3. ) Offer Your Goal ( seen in #1. ) As The Solution To Cure The Nonexistent “Problem” That You Created ( seen in #2 ): Approach school officials with the draconian fascistic demands, that all students be forced into “mandatory classes” to be told how evil White people are and how wonderful everyone else is.

    ———- Oh Where Has Thy Country Gone? ———-

  • Who Me?

    This drivel is too inane to discuss, another hoax, ho hum.
    But as a side topic, he was *offended* by a “Mexican” costume at Halloween?
    Next year have your kids or grandkids dress up in a suit and tie and wingtip shoes. When somebody asks what their costume is, they can say they are “White Men”. (After all White men are the biggest monsters on the planet, aren’t they?)

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Academia has become such a wasteland of political correctness, and Marxist Speech Codes, the commies have to INVENT and STAGE phony incidents of “racism” or “sexism” or whatever “ism” has become the latest enthusiasm of their twisted little multi-culturalist minds…

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Obama needs Special Units of queers, lesbians, commies, Muslims and nigs to do our front-line fighting. (That’s what I call a “win — win situation.”)


    “Nothing is all bad. Even a broken clock is right twice a day,” as the saying goes. If the Facebook post indeed came from a Uiniversity of Chicago student, the school should work on its English composition courses first before addressing ridiculous “sensitiviy” faux issues.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      Freshman at the University of Chicago — before Affirmative Action and lowered standards for dull-witted minorities — were required to take a “Great Books” course that exposed them to the ideas of the greatest minds that Western Civilization has produced. Presumably, they had many, many writing assignments in that and other courses.

      Now that the Univ. of Chicago has become a Mecca of multi-culturalism, they probably do not have to do very much writing or thinking to successfully matriculate anymore…

      After all, what kind of institution of “higher learning” would hire someone like the Bolshevik-in-Chief to teach whatever joke of a course he teaches at the Law School…?

      • SFLBIB

        I think it goes back to the time a few decades ago when they changed the mission of academia from the pursuit of truth to advocacy.

        What kind of institution would hire a terrorist bomber who spent 20 years in prison? All in the name of “diversity” of course.

        • Earl P. Holt III

          Very good point…! (A+)

          • SFLBIB

            Thx. 🙂

          • SFLBIB

            The Ultimate Politically Correct Comment of the Century:

            “Losing our program of diversity would be an even greater tragedy than what took place [at Fort Hood].” – Paul Stockton, øbama’s (PBUH) Assistant Defense Secretary for Homeland Defense.

          • Earl P. Holt III

            We’re gonna have to expand the capacity of the Federal Prison System to house all these Obama Administration traitors…

        • Earl P. Holt III

          “Pursuit of truth” is SO amorphous.

          Bill Buckley — before he got older and lost his fire — once said (paraphrase) that an education should prepare one to rebuild his culture in the event of a catastrophic event. I’m sure he had in mind the Fall of Rome. (I’ve always liked that definition…)

          • SFLBIB

            I can understand why it might be “amorphous” if one believes in polylogism or relativism.

            Buckley’s comment can be interpreted as a form of the pursuit of truth.


    “… after he saw students wearing Mexican Halloween costumes that had offended him.”

    I didn’t know that Mexico celebrated Halloween.

    • Bryan Dennis

      You are confused. The Mexican Halloween costumes were students dressed up as Mexicans, as one would put black paint on ones face and go as “black face”. Halloween originated in Mexico, an evolution from their Day of the Dead celebration.

      • SFLBIB

        LOL! Here I thought Halloween in the U.S. was the day the dead rose from their graves to look for their voting places and be ready by the first Monday after the first Tuesday in Nov.

        • Earl P. Holt III

          In Chicago and Lyndon Johnson’s home county in Texas, where at least they had the decency to vote in alphabetical order…

          • SFLBIB

            LOL! And just enough to win.

      • SolStans

        Halloween originated in Mexico? Someone might want to let the Celts know that…

        • Alexandra1973

          It was, and still is, known as Samhain.

          • SolStans

            You’re absolutely right. My above comment was missing its Snark Advisory.

      • No. Halloween is the direct descendant of the pre-Christian Celtic “Samhain” festival.

        Please rent a clue.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      Martin Luther King Day OFFENDS ME, greatly…

  • Fed Up

    Liars and Liberals — the one is simply another facet of the other.

    If you don’t understand that, try this: There are no greater liars than Liberal Liars!

  • Realist

    The problem with college is they let almost anyone in.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      …and make US pay for it…!

      • Realist

        Of course.

  • MartelsGhost

    I created a fake problem to demonstrate that the false narrative of rampant problems was real……………………………..

    Falls right in line with the we can’t know what’s in it till we pass it and we cant release the evidence that proves the illegal acts because it contains information thats illegal to share kinds of thought.

    The Ministry of Truth is hiring I believe………………………..

  • Paleoconn

    To use a Derb expression, this narrative collapsed before it could erect itself.

  • [Guest]

    This is an interesting trend. The much ballyhooed privileged-white-boys-in-a-fraternity rape case at the University of Virginia being pushed by Rolling Stone magazine to promote the currently popular campus-rape propaganda and also to divert attention from the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham (apparently at the hands of a dreadlocked gentle-giant black) is falling apart too.

    Steve Sailor’s “A Rape Hoax for Book Lovers” gives the details. Very interesting.

  • WR_the_realist

    Lefties always like to create fake hate crimes so they can have more diversity programs, diversity conferences, and best of all, white privilege conferences.