The judge ordered him to pen a letter of apology to the BC community, stay away from all BC campuses, and complete two classes at UNLV related to diversity or racially sensitive issues.
New documents in the pending criminal case against Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, revealed that Sorkin was granted $1,000 by the Newton District Court on June 21 to cover expenditures related to generating further psychological reports. Sorkin continues to pursue a defense strategy that suggests he had a lack of criminal responsibility—more commonly known as an insanity plea—at the time of his alleged crimes last December.
Students confronted a panel of administrators and students in the wake of Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, defacing walls, furniture, blinds, and a mirror in Welch Hall with racist epithets on Sunday.
In response to Michael Sorkin’s racist vandalism, top BC administrators sent out two separate statements—one to faculty and one, albeit much less detailed, to students—rather than addressing the University community as a unified group.
Residents of Walsh Hall were evacuated twice on Sunday morning following alarms triggered by Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, who was arrested hours after damaging property in Walsh Hall, vandalizing Welch Hall with racial epithets, and assaulting a BCPD officer.
BC student Michael Sorkin, CSOM ’21, was named as the student arrested for damaging property in Walsh Hall, racist vandalism in Welch Hall, and assaulting a BCPD officer earlier that morning.