'In supporting lies about the human person… the university is not only actively working against her mission but permitting irreparable damage to its community and image,' Nico Schmitz said in an opinion piece published in The Irish Rover, the student newspaper.
Religious conservative activist group Public Advocate of the United States told LifeSiteNews that the event 'had drinks that mocked Christians, a preying not praying joke, and tipping of the ‘gospel’ singers. Overall, a clear mockery of God and Christians nationwide.'
'I’d encourage the Family Heritage Alliance to evaluate the purpose of your organization. Is it to promote family values — or is it to attack the most conservative governor in the country?' the South Dakota governor responded.