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Provost Jonathan Reed addresses the Faculty Senate meeting Monday in the Howell Boardroom. The meeting included a discussion of what precautions are being taken by the university due to last week’s social media threats and arson, as well as to take any questions from faculty members about what they should be doing in the classroom. Reed said he felt it necessary to make sure that everyone in the room recognized that the University would not tolerate racism and that an act against any student was an act against the University as a whole. / photo by Kayla Salas

University grapples with aftermath of apparent hate crimes

In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes –  a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.

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