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Michigan State student finds noose hanging outside dorm room

EAST LANSING, MI - A noose found by a Michigan State student outside of her dorm room has prompted an investigation by the university.

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon released a statement on Oct. 4 saying MSU Police and the school's Office of Institutional Equity are looking into the issue.

"I was distressed this morning to learn of a racial incident in one of our residence halls," the statement reads. "I want to recognize the courage it took for the student to report this incident."

"I want to be clear: This type of behavior is not tolerated on our campus.