January 23, 2022

Oregon: Two Reed College Library Bathrooms Vandalized With Racist, Homophobic, and Anti-Semitic Graffiti 

From KGW:

Two bathrooms at the Reed College library were covered in hateful graffiti Saturday night.

The walls were spray-painted with a swastika, profanities and one person wrote, “The white man is back in power.”

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From The Oregonian:

Reed has had problems with graffiti in the past, but [Kevin] Myers [director of communications] said that the damage Saturday was the first since last week’s election. The graffiti was immediately covered up with butcher paper, and maintenance crews painted over it late Saturday night.

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Statement From Reed University

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