The University of California San Diego has suspended a student who admitted to hanging a noose in a campus library, school officials announced Friday.
“We are feeling real pain, and we will take real action,” said UCSD chancellor Marye Anne Fox told reporters. “The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is my primary concern.”
The student, whose identity was not released, admitted Friday to police at the University of California San Diego that she hung a noose Thursday night in the library, police said.
“Detectives have interviewed the student and taken a statement,” UCSD police said in a release. “The investigation is ongoing as we continue to identify and interview witnesses.”
After Thursday’s discovery, hundreds of people joined a campus rally to oppose racial intolerance. “It’s OK to feel hurt and angry about this,” said one participant. “We’ve been silent for too long.”
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