Update on Investigation of Racist Language Found on Package in Day Hall

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

I am writing this afternoon to provide an update on our investigation regarding the package with a racial slur written on it that was discovered Friday in Day Hall.

At this time, we are confident that the graffiti did not occur at Day Hall. Since the student worker made the discovery on Friday, we have spent hours reviewing security camera footage. From the moment the package left the UPS truck to the time the student worker noticed the slur, the package was always within the view of security cameras. We have watched every minute of video from that three-hour window, and at no point did anyone disturb the package. It is most likely that the package arrived on campus with the racial slur already written on the box.

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