Skip to comments.Vandals target piece of Berlin Wall at California college
Posted on 08/01/2020 9:10:16 AM PDT by rktman
Chapman University officials announced that a piece of the Berlin Wall on display at the California campus was defaced.
University spokeswoman Amy Stevens told Campus Reform that the universitys section of the wall was most likely vandalized between July 21 and July 22. Each side of the lower portion of the wall had been covered in brown paint. The paint conceals some of the original graffiti placed on the wall before its fall at the end of the Cold War, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported. "senseless attempt to destroy a priceless piece of history"
Experts from an art restoration firm will be on campus this week to assess the situation and develop a plan, Stevens told Campus Reform.
Police sergeant Phil McMullin told Campus Reform that university police are working with the local department to identify the vandal and that they currently have some evidence to work with. Detectives have been assigned to the case, but no arrests have been made.
I am outraged by this senseless attempt to destroy a priceless piece of history, and heartbroken that this can happen on our own campus, Chapman University President Daniele Struppa said in an email sent to the campus community and obtained by Campus Reform.
We are fortunate the wall was preserved at the time of installation and we are confident it can be restored without permanent damage....I encourage you to take some time to learn more about its historic significance and its history at Chapman. Let this terrible act of vandalism be turned into a time to celebrate how fortunate we are to be the home to an important piece of history.
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The communist still have their panties in a wad because their ‘utopia” was felled by the Great Reagen!!
Did she email that with a straight face?
Communists gotta communist and want the return of the Soviet Union.
Make Portland East Berlin Again
Not at all, it's a lot easier to rewrite history if the evidence of real history is gone. It's always Year Zero for bolsheviks.
Historical artifacts are rayciss!
In China, the Tiananmen Square massacre is all but forgotten, and those who do remember it are afraid to mention it in anything louder than a whisper.
College Presidents get paid bonuses for being extra stupid.
Democrats don’t care what they destroy. They just want to destroy history and recreate it according to THEIR interpretation.
Today’s socialists are just like the ones who built the Berlin Wall, but with less courage (thank God). I pray that decent Americans today can match the ones who toppled socialism the first time around in Reagan’s generation.
Yup. Gotta set the example for the students to aspire to.
I’ve always wished I was there to snag a small piece of that wall. It would be on my fireplace mantel this very day, if I had...right beside a picture of Ronald Reagan. That’s some serious history.
We have a piece of the wall. Bought it at a museum. Just a small rock
Been on both sides of it. LONG time ago. Passed through Checkpoint Charlie in ‘62 on a tour as a 14 yr old. THAT cured me of ever buying into the commie/socialist screed.
Nothing stupid about the vadalism. Of course the campus Marxists are going to be offended by a mounment to the failure of communism.
This one must be as rich as Midas.
The vandals are following through on the ideologies they were taught in public education. Ironic that Struppa is "outraged". She should be proud of how well they "learned" the subject matter. /s
I’m sure they teach this BS right there on campus.
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