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Student sues over ouster after post-Super Bowl disturbance

A University of Massachusetts Amherst student expelled two days after he was arrested in a rowdy post-Super Bowl disturbance on campus is challenging his expulsion in federal court.

Cullen Roe argues in a complaint filed in US District Court in Springfield that the university and its officials made an “arbitrary, unfair, intimidating, wrongful, and unlawful decision to summarily expel a student who poses no imminent threat to anyone.’’

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