Connecticut College cancels classes due to racist graffiti


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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