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  • UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter

    UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has issued an apology on behalf of the fraternity, whose University of Oklahoma chapter was closed after a video surfaced showing members uttering a racial epithet while singing a...
  • Penn State fraternity suspended over Facebook page with nude photos

    Penn State fraternity suspended over Facebook page with nude photos
    A Penn State University fraternity has been suspended for a year after a police investigation of allegations that some members posted nude photos of women on an invite-only Facebook page, the university said Tuesday. A former member of Kappa Delta Rho...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma
     Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videos of racist chants, SAE chapters in California faced numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions for...
  • Oklahoma's teachable moment

     Oklahoma's teachable moment
    A nine-second video of a singsong call to arms by drunken white fraternity brothers has become national news and put at risk the reputation of the 30,000-student University of Oklahoma. And the contagion may spread. On Thursday, national Sigma Alpha...
  • University of Oklahoma incident should serve as a teaching moment

    As a lifelong advocate for civil rights and free speech for all, I see the immediate expulsion of two University of Oklahoma students as a dilemma. Their racially offensive song was sung in private, and it neither involved violence nor advocated it....
  • University of Oklahoma fraternity members got death threats, attorney says

    University of Oklahoma fraternity members got death threats, attorney says
    The attorney hired by the University of Oklahoma fraternity at the center of a national firestorm over a racially charged video clip said members had received death threats in recent days, and he questioned whether the organization's free-speech rights...
  • Sooner or later, can we escape the long shadow of racism?

    See, I keep telling you that old-fashioned racism is alive and well in this country. After the fraternity bus sing-along at the University of Oklahoma, do you hear me now? Frankly, the happy-go-lucky bigotry of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity...
  • SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking

    SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking
    Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videotaped racist chants, SAE chapters in California were involved in numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions...
  • SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'

    SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'
    The actions of some fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma caught engaging in a racist chant are inexcusable, but student members still have due process rights that must be protected, an attorney hired to represent the local chapter said Friday....
  • Is University of Oklahoma frat's racist chant protected by 1st Amendment?

    Is University of Oklahoma frat's racist chant protected by 1st Amendment?
    The lyrics to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chant include the N-word and a reference to lynching black people. Is it racist? Incredibly. Is it protected by the 1st Amendment? Probably, experts say. Attorneys and law professors have watched with interest...
  • 8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines

    8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines
    The offenses are numerous and well documented: A Yale fraternity chants, "No means yes, yes means anal," on campus. Partygoers at an Arizona fraternity dress as racial stereotypes to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A Michigan fraternity and sorority...