Connecticut College cancels classes due to racist graffiti

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NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)– Classes are canceled for today at Connecticut College after racist graffiti was discovered in the bathroom of the student center.

News 8 received Report It photos on Sunday of the racial slurs that were written on the walls of the men’s bathroom, that include the “n-word.”

The president of the college sent a letter to students to inform them that classes were canceled on Monday because of the hateful words.

There is also a meeting scheduled on campus Monday night to discuss the incident.Related: Connecticut College professor under fire for Facebook post

Connecticut College was in the news just last week after a professor compared the Gaza Strip to a “rabid pit bull” in a Facebook post. He is now on a leave from the college.

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