- The Washington Times - Friday, April 10, 2015

The Barry University student who was suspended after recording an undercover video for James O'Keefe’s Project Veritas has reportedly been named in a criminal complaint.

Laura Loomer shot the video last month at the Miami Shores university, which shows her trying to convince school officials into allowing a student club that advocates for the Islamic State terror group. The footage appears to suggest that Barry University officials were willing to accept the proposed club as long as the “Islamic State” reference was removed from the name.

Project Veritas confirmed to a local ABC affiliate last week that Ms. Loomer did not inform the school administrators that they were being recorded, which is the basis for the police report filed with the Miami Shores Police Department by one of the professors in the video.

The professor told police that when he learned about the recording, he told Ms. Loomer “any audio or video recorded without permission cannot be used,” the ABC affiliate reported.

Ms. Loomer was suspended from the university this week after the video that was released to the public on March 31 appeared to show Barry University administrators supporting the Islamic State.

“It is reprehensible to think that any organization would acquire video and edit it in such way as to denigrate the reputation of Barry University or its staff,” University President Sister Linda Bevilacqua said at the time.

Mr. O’Keefe, Project Veritas founder, called Ms. Loomer’s suspension a “personal attack” due to Barry’s inability to “defend the egregious actions of their staff members,” Campus Reform reported Monday.



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