The situation in Manhattan is not ideal right now, and I think we are united in wishing that it had never happened. Nevertheless, here we are. A Kansas State student tweeted an inappropriate and insensitive message. The reaction to the tweet was rapid and predictable, with school administrators denouncing it in strong terms, and with many students, including prominent student-athletes, demanding expulsion of the tweeter. The university is reviewing its options.
— AMS wrote a summary of the situation and offered an explanation on free speech on campus and the limits on the university’s power to sanction the student.