FORT COLLINS, Colo. — After a push from students and campus leaders, Colorado State University has expelled an incoming freshman over a pair of racist and homophobic Snapchat posts and conversations from early June.
"Due to the violent and threatening nature of the language used, this post moved beyond the protections of the First Amendment and prompted a review through CSU’s student conduct process ..." according to a statement sent to the Coloradoan and later posted on the university's social media channels Wednesday afternoon.
"... As a result the individual has been disciplinarily expelled from Colorado State University," the statement continued.
In screenshots sent to the Coloradoan last month, the post in question appeared to show a selfie of a young, white male with text typed over it advocating for violence against Black people and using a racial slur.
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