University Of Virginia: If You See ‘Offensive Flyers,’ Call 911

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The University of Virginia instructed students Friday to call 911 if they see “offensive flyers.”

The school told students that it was aware of an initiative to distribute “offensive flyers and memes” on campus Saturday and Sunday, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

“The reports indicate that the organizations are specifically interested in buildings and centers for under-represented groups, particularly Women’s Studies,” said Patrick D. Hogan, chief operating officer and executive vice president at the University of Virginia in the email.

“If you witness individuals engaged in suspicious activity, including posting offensive flyers or other material in violation of the University’s Policy on Exterior Posting and Chalking, please call 911,” instructed Hogan. “The University Police Department and the Ambassadors … will be maintaining an enhanced security environment across Grounds this weekend.”


TheDCNF reached out to UVA for comment regarding the exact nature of the reports and why students should call 911 if they see “offensive flyers,” but received no comment in time for press.

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