WVC reassures campus after white nationalist flier incident

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WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College says it’s “providing more concentrated security” after fliers condemning “white guilt” appeared on the periphery of campus this week.

The fliers read “No White Guilt” and included links to white nationalist websites. College officials said they were found Tuesday along Ninth Street near College Street, at the margins of the WVC campus.

Similar fliers have recently cropped up in Terre Haute, Indiana and in Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs.

In a statement Friday, WVC President Jim Richardson said, ” At Wenatchee Valley College, student safety and security is our top priority. Bias against students will not be tolerated. In order to provide a safe and accessible campus we are monitoring the situation and providing more concentrated security.”

Richardson pointed to the college’s non-discrimination and harassment policy, and said incidents of bias on campus or in WVC settings can be reported by email at bias@wvc.edu. Campus security can be reached at 682-6911.