UCLA Student Who Posted Asian Rant Leaving School

Alexandra Wallace apologizes, says she's gotten death threats
By Luke Kelly-Clyne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2011 11:01 AM CDT
UCLA Student Alexandra Wallace Apologizes, Says She's Leaving School After Anti-Asian Rant Went Viral
A screen grab from YouTube of Alexandra Wallace.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – A UCLA student fears for her safety and has decided to leave school after posting the now infamous "Asians in the Library" video, the Los Angeles Times reports. (Click to see the video, which quickly went viral.) Alexandra Wallace's inflammatory remarks about Asian students—at one point she mimicked their phone conservations—have brought threats on her life and made her a pariah in the university community.

"I would do anything to take back my insensitive words...but I know they wouldn't erase the video from your memory, nor would they act to reverse my inappropriate action," she wrote to the Daily Bruin. Earlier, school officials announced they would take no disciplinary action. "We have uncovered no facts to lead us to believe the student code of conduct was violated," said a spokesman. (Read more YouTube stories.)

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