Police were also called to Emory University, and Kansas University. Coast to coast in several states and universities the National Guard has been requested to position in a state of readiness in case the chalkings continue….
Michigan University President Mark Schissel confirmed in a statement Thursday afternoon that slogans including “Trump 2016,” and “Build the Wall” had appeared on campus. (link)
According to Michigan Daily […] Several students found the chalkings so offensive that they decided to alert the school’s Division of Public Safety and Security. A campus police officer responded to the scene, but told the students that there was little the department could do because it was after hours, at which point the students took it upon themselves to douse the writings with water and wipe them away.
“This is so reflective of our student campus and the depths of racism and the things that students of color have to endure and that the administration is continuously silent on,” said Banen Al-Sheemary, one of the students who contacted police about the chalkings. “It’s irresponsible of the administration that we are actually out here with buckets of water and napkins to clean off these hateful messages and the administration isn’t taking care of it.”
Al-Sheemary also complained that she had to call campus police at all, saying the university should provide other resources that students can turn to when they encounter such emergencies as pro-Trump slogans. (read more)