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No noose is good noose 2015-09-23 Newark DE
Hasty outrage: U. of Delaware, media go nuts over ‘nooses’ … turns out they’re parts of leftover decorations
The College Fix
The objects weren’t nooses; after an investigation, they were determined to be “remnants of paper lanterns” leftover from a previous event.
"But despite the ongoing investigation at the time — to determine what the objects were — UD’s acting president Nancy Targett wasted no time with a statement:
“We are both saddened and disturbed that this deplorable act has taken place on our campus. This hateful display stands in stark contrast to Monday night’s peaceful protest and discussion. We condemn this despicable action and ask everyone in our community to stand together against intolerance and hate.”"