College: Feces swastika found in gender-neutral bathroom

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Posted: Feb 24, 2017 8:54 AM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of the top art schools in the U.S. is investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti made out of human waste was found in a gender-neutral bathroom.

WJAR-TV reports ( ) that the Rhode Island School of Design told students the swastika was discovered over the weekend in a dormitory bathroom.

The college, known as RISD (RIZ'-dee), says in a statement that the level of "disrespect and vitriol is completely unacceptable." Public safety officials are investigating it as an act of vandalism and a hate crime.

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The school says it has met with students on the dorm floor and has encouraged those with information to come forward.


Information from: WJAR-TV,