University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Investigates Racist Photos on Social Media

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Dempsey Hall on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus. (Royalbroil, Wikimedia Commons)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has launched an investigation after a student reportedly posted photos of racist and homophobic messages on social media.

The messages were posted in one of the university’s off-campus student housing units, then circulated on social media, the Oshkosh Northwestern reported. Photos show a whiteboard message with the words “No… Liberals, Jews, Muslims, Queers, or Hmongs” written on it. Another photo obtained by the publication shows what appears to be people playing a drinking game with red solo cups with a white swastika in the background.

Allison Keegstra posted the photos to Twitter on Thursday and told the Oshkosh Northwestern that she wanted to expose the people involved. The photos have over 3,200 retweets and nearly 10,000 likes as of Wednesday.

University Chancellor Andrew Leavitt issued a statement on Friday, saying those who…

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