Thursday, the campus got together to lay it all out on the table, sparking a much bigger discussion. Most of the tweets toward Chancellor Wise attacked her race. Students say this has given them a platform to discuss how racially segregated the campus is and that it's been that way for a very long time.
Hundreds discussed it at the forum. They called it #OneCampus; Moving Beyond Digital Hate. A panel of students and professors listened to the concerns of dozens of students. Some wondered if the chancellor would have been attacked had she been a white man.
Wise couldn't be there, but recorded a message which was played. If students couldn't make the event, the UI wants them to tweet their thoughts using #OneCampus.
A student read part of the university's student code and explained why several violated it by attacking the chancellor. A number of them are pushing for those students to be punished. It's something the professors said they would take into consideration.
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