Students, Alumni Outraged Over Penn State’s ‘Pathetic’ Response To Racist Comments

Penn State students, parents, and alumni were disappointed with the university’s response to a student’s alleged racist remarks Tuesday night.

Penn State issued a brief statement acknowledging it doesn’t have the power to expel a student over their speech “no matter how reprehensible it may be.” The response was released after a student was recorded allegedly using hate speech and racist remarks at a Pennsylvania rally Sunday.

Nonetheless, Twitter users took to Penn State’s mentions to air their grievances against the university’s actions so far.

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Matt DiSanto

Matt proudly served as Onward State’s managing editor for two years until graduating from Penn State in May 2022. Now, he’s off in the real world doing real things. Send him an email ([email protected]) or follow him on Twitter (@mattdisanto_) to stay in touch.

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