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SRU officials investigating whether damaged rainbow signs were vandalized

November 11, 2019 News Extra

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This photo is a screenshot of GIESO's Facebook page, which features a post regarding the damaged signs.

A Slippery Rock University organization is concerned about rainbow signs left tattered on the ground over the weekend.

The President's Commission on Gender Identity & Expression and Sexual Orientation (GIESO) posted photographs of two signs that are torn, broken and flattened.

The GIESO is an SRU organization that advocates for LGBTQ rights on campus.

University officials advised the group to report the incident to SRU Police, according to Robb King, associate executive director of communications and public affairs, who added the group filed a report and the incident is under investigation to determine whether the damage was caused by vandalism or otherwise.

“If it was indeed vandalism, the university certainly condemns all such behaviors,” King said.

Read more in Tuesday's Butler Eagle.

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