After this past week, the campus culture at the University of Oklahoma will likely be forever changed.
The university swiftly closed its Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter and expelled two members after a video featuring brothers singing a racist chant surfaced.
The university’s decisiveness stands in contrast to its long history of letting incidents of racism slide. In the past, fraternity brothers have targeted Vietnamese and Native Americans by holding “Mekong Delta” themed parties and defacing tepees. After each show of racism, the fraternities would apologize and promise that it wouldn’t happen again, while the administration would punish those involved and seek to move on. READ MORE.