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White supremacist activity doubles nationwide

White supremacist activity doubles nationwide

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 25, 2020

White supremacist activity on college campuses have reached an all-time high, according to a new study from the Anti Deflamation League (ADL). Over 1,200 cases of white supremacist activity were reported nationwide in 2018, including the distribution of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-LGBTQ flyers, stickers, banne...

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

University officials announced they have identified the individual who left White Supremacist flyers on vehicles in the campus parking lot multiple times last semester. Steve Bridges, Vice President for Finance and Administration, said at tonight's SGA meeting the person has been asked not to return...

White supremacist flyers found on parking lot vehicles

White supremacist flyers found on parking lot vehicles

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

White supremacist flyers were discovered on vehicles on a campus parking lot this afternoon, marking the second time in four months the flyers have been placed on vehicles on campus. Public Safety became aware of the flyers in the third and fourth row of Parking Lot C towards the north side this afternoon...

Public Safety continues investigation into white supremacist flyers

Public Safety continues investigation into white supremacist flyers

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2019

Public Safety is continuing its investigation into flyers left on campus by a white supremacist group weeks before students arrived for the fall semester. “We are actively investigating it,” Public Safety Director Steve Bequette said. “Hopefully, something will break.” A staff member working...

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