Students punished for graffiti protests at Eastern Michigan University

Posted at 5:17 AM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-10 12:45:57-05

Students who were part of protests at Eastern Michigan University are now facing consequences.

At least three students have already had hearings, and another one is scheduled for today.

This is all comes after a student-led sit-in and protest at the student center last week. Students were asked to leave, but refused.

Dozens of students stayed inside, and even more gathered outside the building, in support of the sit-in.

Students say they were protesting vulgar, racist slurs spray painted on several buildings.

There have been at least three separate incidents since September. The messages include the KKK and use the n-word.

The university says they have hundreds of cameras, but none have caught the culprit and there are no arrests.

The school says students are facing disciplinary action and even expulsion for the sit-in that violated the student code of conduct, because they did not leave the building when it was set to close.