Le Moyne president says Confederate flag during protest was ‘deeply upsetting’ | syracuse.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Le Moyne College President Linda LeMura said a truck flying the Confederate flag during a post-election protest on campus was deeply upsetting.
LeMura sent a campus-wide email to staff, students and faculty this afternoon.
“What the flag stands for, in both the past and present, is not tolerated on our campus,” LeMura said in the email.
Students held a rally outside of Grewen Hall around 3:30 p.m. Thursday to protest the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. During the rally, four pickup trucks drove on campus and deliberately passed by the group of students. One of the trucks was flying a Confederate flag…