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‘Stop the Hate’ Silent Protest to be held today at URI

Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862

WHO: University of Rhode Island junior Christina Knoll, organizer of protest, and members of the URI community.

WHAT: “Stop the Hate” Silent Protest against bigotry. Knoll, a URI resident assistant from New Jersey, organized the 15-minute protest following the discovery by students of bigoted messages in various campus locations.

WHEN: Today, Nov. 18, 2009, Noon

WHERE: URI Kingston Campus Quadrangle

TO MAKE COVERAGE ARRANGEMENTS: Call Dave Lavallee, URI Department of Communications and Marketing, 401-874-2116.