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Laurier apologizes after video shows student making racist remarks

The Waterloo university is condemning the incident
Wilfrid Laurier University
Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo campus). Image from WLU

Wilfrid Laurier University has issued a statement after video of a student making racist remarks was posted to social media.

In a post on its website, Laurier said the words expressed by the student were "offensive and hurtful."

The university says the involved student has apologized, but notes the incident shows there is an ongoing need to address bigotry and systemic racism. 

The school is offering support and resources related to equity, diversity, and inclusion to all students, faculty, and staff.

You can learn more and read the full statement by clicking here


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