At Wellesley College, Chinese students have shared stories about anti-Asian hysteria related to the virus.
In Western Massachusetts, at least two Amherst College students still on the otherwise empty campus were targets of anti-Asian bias this month.
Martin said international students have endured racial slurs in town, and some have overheard racist banter in dorms.
In daily press briefings, President Donald Trump has defended calling COVID-19 “the Chinese virus.”
“We covered global news and did a content analysis of whenever coronavirus and xenophobia appeared together in search terms,” he explained.