Bias related incidents in Darnall and New South residence halls

Several separate bias related incidents occurred in two freshman residence halls in the last week, a Public Safety Alert sent out by the Department of Public Safety reports. In New South on Monday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 11, four students had Swastikas and the word “Hitler” written on the dry erase boards on their doors. They reported the incidents to DPS on Sept. 12, after which DPS learned that a similar incident had taken place in Darnall Hall sometime between Sept. 11 and 13.

There were no witnesses in any of these incidents.

4 Comments on “Bias related incidents in Darnall and New South residence halls

  1. A new generation of Hoyas keeps traditions alive!

    (Deep sigh; some things will never change?)

  2. Who just writes “Hitler” on a door? At least if you’re going to do something horribly unnecessary, ignorant, and most of all offensive, at least do it in a way that makes sense.

  3. This is a disappointing act of Anti-Semitism that I have to believe was purposely executed during the holiest of Jewish holidays. Also distressing is the quiet lip service that this act received amongst campus media and the University administrators. Not to belittle any other group’s suffering or incidents which in many other cases involved physical violence, but a spate of Nazi symbols being drawn in freshman residence halls ought to deserve more commentary than a single paragraph. The Jewish community of Georgetown, while few in number, deserves the same respect and dialogue of any other group that is the target of hatred and ignorance.

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