Accordingto Campus Police Capt. Jon Barnwell, the individuals wrote threateningcomments early Wednesday morning about Obama in the university's FreeExpression tunnel. He said Campus Police called in the Secret Serviceto determine the validity of the threats, but the agency determinedthere was no danger.
Authorities said they are withholding the names of the individuals for their own safety and because they will not be charged.
University officials painted over the remarks, saying the graffiti was over theedge of what is acceptable. Students also held a rally in the Brickyardto denounce what they called hate speech.