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Student activists who took over a Syracuse University administration building this week to protest racist incidents on campus rejected a request from officials to end their sit-in, the school said in a statement.
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A black student at Eastern Illinois University returning from an out-of-state tournament said several police officers handcuffed him, pointed a gun at his head, and threatened to blow his head off in what turned out to be their search for a wanted suspect.