378. Post-election anti-Latino message at Elon U. turns out to be a hoax … by a Latino student / Anti-Latino graffiti at Elon University is big hoax, perpetrated by a student of the ethnicity the message targeted. / 2016-11-13
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At Elon University, someone wrote “Bye Bye Latinos Hasta La Vista” on a whiteboard. The administration made the usual noises about "inclusion, diversity and respect", then it turned out that it was Latino students who had written the hateful message "as a joke".
“The message was written by a Latino student who was upset about the results of the election and wrote the message as a satirical commentary,” said Smith Jackson, vice president for Student Life.