University of Utah student arrested in alleged threat to detonate school’s nuclear reactor

A University of Utah student was arrested Wednesday and accused of making terroristic threats by posting on social media on the day of a Utes football game that she was going to detonate the nuclear reactor on campus if the team didn’t win, officials said.

The 21-year-old student posted the threat on the social media application Yik Yak, the university said in a statement.

A highly redacted report from university police identified the student as Meredith Miller.

Read more on NBC News.

Micah Ward
Micah Ward
Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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