SAN JOSE, Calif. - More than a dozen student resident assistants were fired from San Jose State University.
Administration does not cite a reason, but said it is unrelated to an alleged hate crime involving a Bakersfield 18-year-old as a suspect.
In Nov. 2013, Logan Baeschler,18, and three other freshman put a bike lock around the neck of the their roommate, writing the a racial slur on a white board and hanging Nazi symbols around the room their shared, police said.
Beaschler appeared in court in January and entered a "not guilty" plea to misdemeanor hate crime and battery charges.
The victim of the crime, African-American freshman Donald Williams Jr., alleges that RAs knew he was being terrorized by his roommates but that the university student employees did little to help him, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
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