Update: Students arrested after refusing to leave U of M prez office


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Police arrested 13 protesters Monday evening after a seven-hour “sit-in” at the office of University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler. The students went to the office Monday afternoon to protest what they say is his lack of commitment to diversity on campus.

They were arrested at about 8 p.m. after they refused police orders to leave Morrill Hall, where Kaler’s office is located, and they were taken from the scene in police vehicles.

The university released a statement Monday evening saying police warned the students several times that they would be trespassing if they didn’t leave…

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