F&M student protest causes basketball game to be canceled


LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — Franklin & Marshall’s Friday night basketball game against York College was canceled after only about 10 minutes due to a student protest.

Dozens of students sat on the court, demanding the game be canceled. Protestors cheered after it was called off.

This is the second protest following yesterday’s news of F&M student-athletes having worn racially insensitive costumes during Halloween.

Another protest is planned for Saturday while the college holds an open house.

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