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.
The Racist SAE Fraternity Chant Was Also Sung At Louisiana Tech
A former student and Sigma Alpha Epsilon pledge at Louisiana Tech told BuzzFeed News that a member drunkenly sang the racist chant — which led to the fraternity's expulsion this week from the University of Oklahoma — at a rush party in 2010. The fraternity said the chant isn't part of its "tradition."