[UPDATE] Students: Racist Website is Offensive, Site Temporarily Disabled

Tallahassee, FL -- February 17, 2012 --

The website has temporary shutdown.

WCTV has decided not to release the URL for the website in question.

Tallahassee, FL -- February 16, 2012 --

With two billion Internet users worldwide, there's a web site out there for just about everything and everyone.

But, a website said to be started by an FSU student, has many up in arms.

FAMU student Martina Beasley says she had to read the comments that she heard about for herself.

She says, "When I saw the N-word, the word monkey, the word zoo--it was sickening, very sickening. After I read about the third comment, I had to stop for a minute because I was getting upset."

Word about the words on the website have quickly spread.

It bears the name FSU, and students say it was started by a student.

One of the blogs says "White FSU students: You know you're the hard working good ones."

Another takes a vote on how many FSU students are fed with black people--the site uses the 'N-word."

In fact, 'N-word' appears several times on the website.

FSU Student Kevin Peer says, "Being a person that's not racist, I really look down upon that. I know that there are people like that. It's hard to change one's views."

FSU Student Steven Rowe says, "People definitely have the right to say whatever they want on the Internet. It is unfortunate that they do say it. But, it's better for them to be allowed to than have their rights suppressed."

Students are posting their opinions on the website some say they're appalled, others praise what others are calling 'racist' comments.

The Vice President of Student Affairs at FSU says the website has nothing to do with the university. She says administrators do not agree with the site, but says there's nothing they can do about it.

She says, "It is unfortunate that others are able to denigrate the institution after the university has worked hard to provide a positive environment."

We're told the website had been reported.

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