A History Of Racism At Sigma Alpha Epsilon
The fraternity came into the national spotlight after its members this year were caught singing a racist hymn with decades-old roots that they “learned” on a leadership retreat. A BuzzFeed News review has found that racially charged incidents are part of the fraternity’s 159-year-old story.
Criminal Charges For Penn State Fraternity's Facebook Page Could Hinge On Victims Coming Forward
Police initially said any Kappa Delta Rho fraternity brother or alumnus responsible for posting photos of naked women on a secret Facebook page could face misdemeanor charges. But legal experts told BuzzFeed News that if victims come forward, the charges could be elevated to felonies.
George Mason SAE Accepted Black Pledge Because He Was "White Sounding," Former Member Says
A former Sigma Alpha Epsilon member at George Mason University told BuzzFeed News that in 2011 the brothers denied acceptance to at least nine minority students – taking in one who "sounded like he knew English." And another pledge said a "secret" whites-only sect existed at the California State University, Northridge in the 1980s.
University Of Oklahoma President: Frat Members May Be Expelled Over Racist Video
In a news conference Monday, the university's president, David Boren, said that his legal staff was exploring all options to take action against individual students involved in the video. He earlier issued a statement severing university ties with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity after its members were caught allegedly chanting racial slurs on video.
University Of Oklahoma Cuts Ties With Fraternity After Racist Video Surfaces
The university's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter was shut down Sunday after a video spread on social media allegedly showing fraternity members chanting racist slurs. Update: The university's president announced all ties between OU and the SAE chapter were severed.