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Acts of intolerance darken campuses at Harvard, Northeastern

A menorah in a Northeastern University quad was vandalized and fliers bearing anti-Semitic and other offensive references were distributed in some Harvard College residences Friday in incidents that school ­administrators quickly condemned.

Two Northeastern students confessed Friday to damaging the decorative menorah, a candelabrum used for Jewish worship during the eight-day celebration of ­Hanukkah.

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