University vandalized with ‘f*ck Columbus,’ anarchist symbols

Anthony Gockowski
Investigative Reporter

  • The Colorado State University, Fort Collins campus was vandalized Monday with spray-painted phrases such as “f*ck Columbus” and “decolonize.”
  • Columbus Day vandalism Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

    The Colorado State University, Fort Collins campus was vandalized Monday with phrases such as “f*ck Columbus” and “decolonize.”

    According to Juan Caro, a student at the university and president of the Conservative Interest Group, the vandalism occurred on the school’s Eddy Hall and its Lory Student Center.

    "The anarchy logo has ironically become a staple of the Antifa movement."   

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    Images obtained by Campus Reform show that the vandals spray-painted statements such as “F*ck Columbus,” and “Decolonize,” along with the anarchism symbol.

    “This is not the first time we’ve seen vandalism on campus. Just last year the CSU Student Democrats spray-painted on the plaza the day before the election. This kind of activism is not appropriate,” the Conservative Interest Group told Campus Reform in a statement.

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    “We’ve seen violence, we’ve seen vandalism, and everything in between,” it added. “The anarchy logo has ironically become a staple of the Antifa movement and other communist sympathizing groups.”

    Campus Reform attempted to contact the school by phone Monday, and is currently awaiting more information on the matter.

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    Anthony Gockowski

    Anthony Gockowski

    Investigative Reporter

    Anthony Gockowski is an Investigative Reporter for Campus Reform. He has previously worked for The Daily Caller, Intercollegiate Review, and The Catholic Spirit.

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