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Life-size cutout of Obama found hanging from tree on Oregon campus

Note criticized minority scholarship program

A life-size effigy of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has been found hanging from a tree on the campus of a Christian university in Oregon.

A custodian at George Fox University in Newberg discovered the cardboard cutout of Obama early Tuesday at the Oregon school and removed it.

University president Robin Baker says the effigy was accompanied by a message targeting participants of a minority student scholarship program called Act Six.

It read, “Act Six reject.”

Baker says he met with the students in the Act Six program, who receive full scholarships, late Tuesday. He also plans to address the school’s full student body.

-with a report from CP

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