Police Say They Now Believe Fire Was Arson
The student newspaper provides another update on the police investigation into a racist hate note and fire in a Black student’s dorm room in September of 1998. The fire in Trowbridge Hall, according to the police, was set intentionally. The reward for information on the crimes was increased from $1000 to $4000. The article also includes quotes from the victim and a photo of the burned bunk beds. The victim’s name was redacted to protect his privacy.