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updated: 9/5/2013 7:05 AM

Ball State student leader quits over Twitter posts

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MUNCIE, Ind. -- Ball State University's student government president is resigning after he wrote Twitter posts with degrading comments toward Chinese people and culture.

Malachi Randolph apologized Wednesday for the comments he posted a day earlier to his personal account. Randolph tells The Ball State Daily News he was stressed and frustrated with his boss, who is Asian.

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Randolph has since deleted the tweets.

Randolph took office in April as Student Government Association president at the 18,000-student campus in Muncie.

Ball State spokesman Tony Proudfoot says Randolph doesn't face any disciplinary action because his comments didn't violate any laws or university policies.

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