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‘Alt-Right’ propaganda discovered at Clemson University

UPDATE: (10/31/17 – 1:15 p.m.): The Tiger has updated this article to reflect additional information from Clemson University media relations.

UPDATE: (10/30/17 – 3:50 p.m.): The Tiger has updated this article to include additional information from Ms. Mobbs.

Flyers encouraging white Clemson community members to join the “Alt Right” were found on Clemson University’s campus early Monday morning.

Veronica Mobbs, a senior ​mathematical sciences major, found a flyer taped to the front door of Fike Recreation Center around 5:15 a.m.

“This is your Monday morning reminder that we now live in a world where neo-nazis are recruiting openly on college campuses,” Mobbs wrote on Facebook.

Similar flyers promoting the alt right and various white nationalist groups have been found on college campuses across the United States over the past several months. Just in the past week, flyers have been found at Rutgers University, Stony Brook and SUNY Purchase, among many others.
In Feb. 2017 and Oct. 2016, Ku Klux Klan flyers were found on Clemson’s campus.
Mobbs told The Tiger that she was “disgusted” when she first saw the sign, adding that she “was more so disappointed with myself and the Clemson community that seeing a white supremacist sign on campus didn’t surprise” her. Mobbs said she threw the flyer away in a trash can.
John Gouch, assistant director of Clemson University media relations, said the university is aware and that CUPD is investigating the incident.
“There were about a dozen [flyers] around campus,” Gouch said. “They’ve been removed.”
Gouch added that the flyers were posted in “violation of the university’s posting policy.”
During the Oct. 30 CUSG senate meeting, Senator Madison Gregoris spoke briefly about the flyer found at Fike, although there was no further discussion about it among members of the senate.

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