2 swastikas, hateful language found at university


SAN JOSE, CA (KRON) — Two swastikas and hateful language were found at San Jose State University on Wednesday, according to college spokesperson Pat Lopes Harris.

The school’s president emailed the following message to faculty, staff, and students at 5 p.m. Wednesday:

“Staff members were informed Tuesday evening of two swastikas and hateful language found in Washburn Hall and Campus Village (CVC) on floors primarily housing first-year students…”

“I am both saddened and outraged by this news. Although I am in Long Beach for CSU meetings, I have spoken with campus and community leaders and shared our resolve to provide a safe learning environment where difficult issues can be addressed collaboratively and transparently.”

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