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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Police Investigating Hate Speech At Oberlin College

More than 1,000 people turned out Monday for a Demonstration of Solidarity at Oberlin College. (Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer/Landov)

More than 1,000 people turned out Monday for a Demonstration of Solidarity at Oberlin College. (Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer/Landov)

Police at Oberlin College in Ohio are investigating who is behind a series of racist and homophobic incidents on campus.

The problems culminated in a reported sighting early Monday morning of someone dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan on campus.

Oberlin cancelled classes yesterday to hold teach-ins and a “day of solidarity” against hate speech.

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Noah Baumbach On Middle Age And ‘While We’re Young’

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How March Became Mad

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