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Hate Scrawl Spurs Swift Reply

After a hateful comment was scribbled across a flyer in East Hall last week, students and staff began to brainstorm ways for Manchester’s community to embrace diversity and prevent similar situations.

The marred poster promoted an RA-led event about discrimination and stereotypes, said Letha Parrott, East Hall director. As word about the hateful comment began to spread, President Dave McFadden sent out a campus-wide email to emphasize that such behavior will not be tolerated at Manchester.

“The poster has been removed,” McFadden said. “But the racist comment illustrates how important it is for us to have...discussions.” Read more.