Hate-Crime Hoaxes Unsettle Campuses

At 5 institutions, students staged incidents in which they claimed to be victims of bigotry

January 08, 1999 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

The news rocked the citizens of the small college town of St. Cloud, Minn.: Just two weeks after a gay student in Wyoming had been murdered, one of their own -- a lesbian at St. Cloud State University -- apparently had also become a victim of a hate...

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