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Tufts University investigating 2 "hate incidents" on campus – CBS Boston

MEDFORD (CBS) – Tufts University says it is investigating two "hate incidents" on campus during the last week.

In one incident, several Asian students were walking together when they were "verbally assaulted with hateful anti-Asian rhetoric" by a people in a passing car, according to Tufts president Tony Monaco.

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Monaco said a large painted swastika was found on a shed in the second incident .

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"At this time it is unclear if the perpetrators in both cases are members of the Tufts University community," she said in an email to campus. .

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“Unfortunately, these anti-Asian and anti-Semitic incidents are part of a larger trend in the United States. Our campus has not been immune to this trend as bias complaints to our Equal Opportunity Office have increased significantly in recent years. This is not acceptable. ”

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