It is just a joke, y'all realize.
Yes and no.
While they can't "ban" words, the choices of which worlds to include in the list tells a whole lot about the state of mind of the student body, and how it is influenced by talking points and the nomenclature offensives that progressives are so good at engaging in.
While one camp is out there making the word racist, the other is making it less than cool.
It's like the way that progressives are trying to redefine the right religious freedom as a right to "worship". That translates a boundless freedom to live your life in accordance to your religious beliefs into the freedom to hold services in a building.
Progressives transformed the entire abortion dialogue into a debate about the right of a person to make a choice, ignoring the fact that in reality, what they want is the right to rid themselves of the consequence of a bad choice.
Trying to change the law from being called Obamacare to The Affordable Care Act outs some distance between Barry and the unmitigated disaster that is his bill.
Changes in language are subtle and even silly at first, but the impact over the long range is significant.
Take the case of New York's new mayor.
To fight inequality you must take from many, to give to others.
It's theft, but idealistic theft.
So people cheered as he placed his left hand on a (suddenly and mysteriously missing) Bible and announced that the Fleecing of The Rich was about to enter into overdrive in the Big Apple.