Campus Monitor - Beloit College

Student Voices

  • January 31, 2017 – Beloit College Jewish Student (Ethan) “I got home [and] I saw an email that said a note had been placed under a student’s door in Peet. The note said, “Kike, You should be gassed for what you say & do on this campus. Be worried CUNT”…The next morning as I was leaving home I decided to wear a yarmulka, something that I have not done in public for years. I wanted to hide my fear behind courage. I wanted this person to know that they could not make me, or the other Jews on campus, cower.” Read more
  • January 30, 2017 – Beloit College Student (Brett) “I think right now, it’s most important to listen to Jewish voices on campus. It’s crucial not to turn this incident into a witchhunt that reaches it’s climax by finding one person. Anti-Semitism is systematic and didn’t just start with one note, so it won’t be solved outright by locating this person…Making the event centered around finding the culprit instead of dealing with the underlying issues is taking away from Jewish people voicing concerns about anti-Semitism.” Read more
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    Classification Date-Description
    TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
    HISTORICAL
    1/30/17 – A swastika was painted on a campus wall.
    HARASSMENT;
    GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
    HISTORICAL
    1/27/17 – An antisemitic note was placed under the same student’s door who had a swastika drawn on the dry erase board of the students’ dorm two days earlier. The note read, “Kike, You should be gassed for what you say & do on this campus. Be worried CUNT.” A large swastika was drawn alongside the note’s text. The act coincided with International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
    HARASSMENT;
    GENOCIDAL EXPRESSION;
    HISTORICAL
    1/25/17 – A swastika was drawn on the dry erase board on the door of a student.

     

    In the News ?

    February 21, 2017:
    The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle – No leads in anti-Semitism inquiry at Beloit College

    February 7, 2017:
    The Round Table – Beloit College hosts “Responses to Hate” panel

    February 6, 2017:
    Chabad.org – Students at Wisconsin College Respond to Anti-Semitism

    January 31, 2017:
    The Algemeiner – ‘Kike, You Should Be Gassed’ Note Slipped Under Door of Beloit College Jewish Student

    January 31, 2017:
    The Round Table – Jewish student reacts to anti-Semitism on campus

    January 30, 2017:
    The Round Table – Beloit community rallies in response to hate crimes

    January 30, 2017:
    WKOW – Beloit College students target of hate crimes

    January 30, 2017:
    Wisconsin State Journal – Beloit College students targeted by anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic messages

    January 30, 2017:
    The Round Table – Hate crimes hit Beloit College

     

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