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Harvard pulls Parkland grad's admission over racist comments

27 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By COLLIN BINKLEY
BOSTON - A survivor of the Parkland school shooting announced Monday that Harvard University withdrew his admission over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and text messages nearly two years ago.
In a series of posts on Twitter, Kyle Kashuv shared several letters he received from the Ivy League school first notifying him that his admission offer was being reconsidered in light of the comments and, later, that it was being revoked.
The decision stems from comments that have surfaced online recently and that Kashuv says were shared among friends when he was 16...
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Harvard Rescinds Acceptance of Pro-Gun Parkland Survivor Over Past Racist Comments

27 days ago   |   By Time

Harvard University has rescinded the acceptance for a Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun advocate after racist messages he sent in high school resurfaced last month.
On Monday, Kyle Kashuv, 18, posted a lengthy Twitter thread explaining that, three months after being accepted into the Ivy League university's class of 2023, Harvard decided to rescind his admission. The decision, he said, is due to posts and messages he shared with fellow students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School two years ago, before the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting that killed 17 people and propelled him and his...
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Parkland School shooting survivor's Harvard admission revoked after his racist comments surfaced

27 days ago   |   By ABC

A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made.
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Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago

Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded.
He said his admission was revoked "over texts and comments made nearly two years ago."
Kashuv apologized in May over comments he sent to friends in a Google Doc and in texts that featured racist slurs, including the N-word.
The comments were made when Kashuv was 16, months before the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people.
Harvard would not comment on Kashuv's case, but said it "reserves the...
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