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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

By day, Matt is a senior majoring in journalism. By night, he's Onward State's managing editor. He's a huge Philadelphia sports fan, fantasy football lover, and washed-up drummer hailing from Collegeville, Pa. The quickest way to his heart is Margherita pizza and "Arrested Development" quotes. Follow him on Twitter @mattdisanto_ if you hate yourself or email Matt at [email protected] if you hate him.

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