(KMOV) – Students formed a vigil Sunday night at St. Louis University in an effort to stop the racist comments and actions that have been plaguing the campus since late April.
“I’m absolutely appalled by what’s going on,” said student Michael Lasky. “It’s absolutely wrong. We should not have students treating other students this way.”
The words “Nazis rule f*** n****** and f***” was projected inside the Busch Student Center Saturday night. Previously on SLU’s campus, someone had arranged candles in the shape of a Swastika.
After these two incidents, students held candles together in an effort to stop the prejudice.
“We’re obviously concerned about it because it’s a great university and an incredible student body,” said Kent Porterfield of SLU. “It is not indicative of the behavior we’re accustomed to seeing.”
Another student said the recent hate messages have her keeping a closer eye on her peers and possibly teachers.
“I actually feel threatened. SLU has not always been the most comfortable place for me, but now I actually feel threatened," the student said.