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US Kyle Rittenhouse Hopes to Attend Arizona State University on Campus

12:46  25 november  2021
12:46  25 november  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Kyle Rittenhouse has said he hopes he can continue his education as a student on campus at Arizona State University (ASU) after stopping his online course before his homicide trial.

Kyle Rittenhouse sits with his attorneys after a lunch break and waits for proceedings to start at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 9, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. © Sean Krajacic-Pool/Getty Images Kyle Rittenhouse sits with his attorneys after a lunch break and waits for proceedings to start at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 9, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Rittenhouse, who was cleared of all charges against him after killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and injuring Gaige Grosskreutz in Kenosha in August 2020, said while giving evidence that he is studying nursing at ASU.

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The college later clarified that Rittenhouse had enrolled as a non-degree-seeking online student for the session that started in mid-October, and was not taking classes on campus.

"Kyle Rittenhouse has not gone through the admissions process with Arizona State University and is not enrolled in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation," university spokesperson Jay Thorne told Arizona Republic.

Thorne added the online program Rittenhouse signed up to allows students access to "begin taking classes as they prepare to seek admission into a degree program at the university."

The university also confirmed that even if he had been found guilty, Rittenhouse could have continued his online course in prison, depending on his access to the internet.

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In an interview with NewsNation on Tuesday, Rittenhouse said that now his trial is over, he hopes to "re-enroll" in the classes that he withdrew from next semester so he can pursue a career in nursing.

NewsNation's Ashleigh Banfield asked if the 18-year-old had "hopes to be on campus as any other student would be," to which Rittenhouse replied "yes."

"And do you think that's going to be doable?" Banfield asked.

"I hope so because I just want to be a normal 18-year-old college student trying to better my future and get into a career in nursing," Rittenhouse said.

Rittenhouse was filmed during the Black Lives Matter protests in Kenosha claiming he was an Emergency Medical Technician. He later admitted to the prosecution while on the stand that he was not a certified EMT.

During the trial, a student group at ASU said it managed to raise $14,000 to help pay for Rittenhouse's legal fees.

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Following the acquittal, College Republicans United-Arizona (CRU) said it will now be raising money to help Rittenhouse "sue the media for malpractice, libel, and defamation."

CRU President Rick Thomas told the Arizona Daily Independent: "We hope this action will teach a lesson to those who profit from lies and that Kyle has a comfortable life from this ordeal."

Elsewhere during the NewsNation interview, Rittenhouse confirmed that he would not be accepting any offers as a congressional intern after House Republicans Matt Gaetz, Paul Gosar and Madison Cawthorn all offered him a role in their offices.

"I don't want to get involved in politics at all. I know nothing about it, and thank everybody for their support. But I'm good, thank you."

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