592. Black student who set fire to her dorm in hate-crime hoax awaits court hearing / A former Viterbo University student who police say set fire to her dormitory is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on possible charges. / 2021-06-14
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The LaCrosse Police Department report states Victoria Unanka, a black student, “admitted to intentionally setting the fire in the second level lounge for attention purposes” amid a spree of alleged campus hate crimes.
Unanka told police her motive for setting the fire was that “no one was listening to me anymore,” the report states.