3 Ivy League universities issue temporary evacuations after receiving bomb threats

By: | November 8, 2021

Three Ivy League school campuses issued temporary evacuations Sunday afternoon after receiving bomb threats.

The incidents at Cornell, Columbia and Brown universities came two days after a similar threat took place at Yale University Friday.

The New York Police Department was called to Columbia’s campus around 2:30 p.m. and students and visitors were told to avoid the area, the school said on Twitter. About two hours later, the school announced that the threats “were deemed not credible by the NYPD and the campus buildings have been cleared for reoccupancy.”

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