Cornell Student Arrested After Violent Antisemitic Comments Posted Online
Authorities arrested a 21-year-old student at Cornell University on Tuesday on charges he made antisemitic threats against Jewish students.
The Justice Department said Patrick Dai, a junior at Cornell, had been charged with posting threats to kill or injure another using interstate communications. Officials alleged Dai posted on an online discussion site threatening to “shoot up” a dining hall on campus that caters mostly to students who eat a Kosher diet.
In another post, Dai allegedly threatened to “stab” and “slit the throat” of any Jewish men he saw on campus. He...