An openly bisexual Chicago student who claimed she received anti-gay, pro-Donald Trump notes and emails after the election is found to have fabricated the entire story, North Park University said.
Taylor Volk told a local NBC News affiliate that she found one of the notes taped to her door at her off-campus residence, which read “Back to hell” and “#Trump” along with homophobic slurs.
“This is a countrywide epidemic all of a sudden,” she said on Nov. 14. “I just want them to stop.”
She had also posted pictures of notes with homophobic slurs to her Facebook account, NBC reported.
The university investigated the alleged harassment and determined this week that Ms. Volk had fabricated the story.
“Sadly, we discovered that the incident and related messages were fabricated; the individual responsible for the incident is not continuing as a student at North Park,” the Christian university’s President David Parkyn said in a statement. “We are confident there is no further threat of repeated intolerance to any member of our campus community stemming from this recent incident.”
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