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Racial tensions high at CCSU

October 29, 2007

Students and faculty at

Central Connecticut State University plan to protest Wednesday in response to ongoing tension stemming from race and discrimination issues on campus.

Students passed out fliers on campus Thursday announcing the demonstration, which will be held between the

Student Center and campus cafe Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.

A copy of the flier with an obscenity and racial slur against blacks written on it was mailed to one of the professors in the African Studies program.

Vice President of Student Affairs Margaret Toston told the university’s president, Jack Miller, that two students and a professor discovered another flier for a conference on racism defaced with the same slur. Miller condemned the perpetrators and called for an immediate investigation... Download file "Racial tensions high at CCSU"

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