"We will not permit individual students or any student organization to profit from selling merchandise on campus that is derogatory, inflammatory, insensitive, or in such bad taste that it reflects negatively on this fine institution, its students, athletic teams, alumni or faculty," Texas Tech president Jon Whitmore said in a statement released to the press Texas Tech suspended the fraternity that sold the T-shirts. "You can't make light of a situation like that," Texas Tech media relations...Read Full Story
Geoffrey Candia, the guy who created the Vick Em shirts, told the press that his frat house, Theta Chi, wouldn't sell more of the controversial t-shirts. he takes responsibility and apologizes. "We realize the shirts shouldn't have been printed," Candia said.Read Full Story
The Vick Em T-shirts have been banned from Texas Tech University. The shirt shows Michael Vick, of dog fighting fame, hanging the mascot dog from Texas A&M. Note that Texas A&M's slogan is "Gig 'Em"