DAVIS (CBS/AP) — Students at the University of California, Davis, have cancelled plans for a drinking party dubbed Cinco de Drinko, after protesters called it racially insensitive.

The party was to be held Saturday ahead of Monday’s Cinco de May holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage.

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About 100 students protested and successfully scuttled plans for the off-campus party. Many students organizing the party worked at the on-campus Coffee House, where the protest took place.

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Student Edwin Roque called the party offensive, but Jonathan Beatty wore a sombrero during the protest and said the theme is harmless, comparing it to St. Patrick’s Day festivities.

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UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi said she believed that adding a mandatory diversity course could prevent future controversies like this one.