Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $77,811
88%  
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 88%!! Less than $10.2k to go!! Less than $1.4k to the yellow!! Go, FReepers, GO!! We can do this.

Keyword: sae

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • OU: Frat members learned racist chant at national SAE leadership event

    03/27/2015 12:46:59 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 27, 2015 | Susan Svrluga
    After investigating a racist chant sung by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity brothers on their way to an SAE Founders Day event, University of Oklahoma officials have concluded that members of the fraternity learned the words at a leadership event hosted by SAE’s national headquarters four years earlier. The university found that the chant migrated to Oklahoma and had become “part of the institutionalized culture of the chapter” and its pledging process, implying that it was not a song belonging to a small number of people and instead was part of the fraternity’s recent traditions.
  • North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed

    03/13/2015 2:23:43 PM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 47 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 12, 2015
    DALLAS (AP) — A handful of protesters took to the street in front of the home of a former University of Oklahoma student and fraternity member who was shown in a video leading a racist chant aboard a bus.
  • A Message from Tyrone Speller, Phi Delta Theta Chapter President at the University of Oklahoma

    03/13/2015 10:21:24 AM PDT · by greynolds · 14 replies
    PhiDeltaTheta.org ^ | 3/11/2015 | Tyrone Speller
    A Message From Tyrone Speller, Phi Delta Theta Chapter President At The University Of Oklahoma 03.11.2015 Oklahoma_Alpha This week, The University of Oklahoma has gone from being known as one of the most prestigious schools in the country to being unfairly characterized as a racist institution. The actions of the members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity have deeply saddened me and the rest of the OU community, though I do not feel they represent the views of the entire OU Greek community and the University. As an African American male in the OU Greek community, I was recently elected...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter at Oklahoma University Hires Attorney

    03/13/2015 3:13:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 5 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 13, 2015
    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter disbanded after a video showed members singing a racist chant has reportedly hired an attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. High-profile lawyer Stephen Jones told NBC station KFOR the group he's representing is unhappy that the their chapter was closed by University of Oklahoma President President David Boren and plans legal action against the college.
  • Oklahoma football team seeks punishment for racist video

    03/12/2015 2:40:34 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 12, 2015 | Heide Brandes
    The University of Oklahoma's renowned football team has suspended practice for a week in protest against a racist video linked to a fraternity and called for punishment of its leadership, team members said on Thursday. [Snip] "It is our passionately expressed desire as members of the football team for the leadership of SAE to be expelled, suspended or otherwise disciplined severely," a statement from the football team said, adding that leaders of the fraternity helped foster a culture of intolerance. [Snip] The football team, with the support of its coach, said it will hold a demonstration over the video during...
  • 'Racism is part of the culture': Oklahoma State graduate reveals how SAE pledges were [tr]

    03/11/2015 1:43:25 PM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 11, 2015 | Sean O'Hare
    A former Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother from Oklahoma State University has come forward to say that racism was part of the fraternity's culture - and not exclusive to one campus. It comes a day after the University of Oklahoma shut down its SAE frat house and expelled two members for conducting racist chants on a coach trip last Saturday. The Oklahoma State graduate, now in his thirties and who wishes to remain anonymous, told DailyMail.com that the footage didn't surprise him and that similar things happened at his school. 'I can promise you that any SAE who saw the Oklahoma...
  • Congratulations, University of Oklahoma, In Your Outrage You Just Violated the Law

    03/11/2015 6:49:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/11/2015 | David French
    This week several University of Oklahoma frat boys were caught on tape singing a vile, racist song (and, no, it wasn’t “unconscious” racism or “coded” racism — it was straight up segregation-era hate). The video triggered a tidal wave of outrage on and off campus. A top football recruit “de-committed” to OU and committed to Alabama, the national fraternity expelled the local OU chapter, and students, coaches, professors, and administrators marched in protest. To this point, the matter is rather simple. The SAE students engaged in racist expression, and private citizens countered with expression of their own — doing what...
  • Media frenzy over Oklahoma SAE fraternity's Racist Video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f8lr3B628c
  • Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon: University President Severs Ties With Frat ...

    03/09/2015 11:53:14 AM PDT · by shove_it · 47 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 9 Mar 2015 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    The University of Oklahoma is immediately severing "all ties and affiliations" between the school and its local Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the university president said today ...
  • Former Catholic schoolboy named as Oklahoma fraternity brother who led racist chant [edited]

    03/10/2015 11:13:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Sean O'Hare and Michael Zennie
    The conductor of a sickening racist chant by a University of Oklahoma fraternity has been identified as a graduate of an elite Catholic school in Dallas. Parker Rice is an OU freshman. It is believe he did not even live in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, which was shut down by the university on Monday. Rice graduated last year from the prestigious Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. A spokesman for the school's president, Mike Earsing, told Daily Mail Online: 'We know for sure it is one of our students and it is Parker Rice.' On Tuesday, university president...
  • 2 University Of Oklahoma Students Expelled Over Frat’s Racist Video

    03/10/2015 10:56:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    CBS Houston and AP ^ | March 10, 2015 | Staff
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two students he says have been identified as leading a racist chant as part of a fraternity event. Boren said in a statement Tuesday the two students were dismissed for creating a “hostile learning environment for others.” The students’ names were not released.
  • Now University of Oklahoma sorority comes under fire over female students heard cheering along [tr]

    03/10/2015 6:54:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Michael Zennie and Snejana Farberov
    A sorority at the beleaguered University of Oklahoma has come under fire over its involvement in the racist chant by the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity over the weekend. The Delta Delta Deltas have been identified as the sorority members on a chartered bus when frat brothers started singing 'there will never be a n**** in SAE.' At least one female student can be seen in the video. She appears to raise her cell phone to record the incident. Her date, however, can be seen clapping to the song. It is also believed that female voices can be heard cheering on...
  • 'It hit me in the core of my soul': Black man who joined Oklahoma n-word chant fraternity [tr]

    03/10/2015 8:03:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Kieran Coccoran
    A black member of the University of Oklahoma fraternity plunged into scandal after film emerged of them has hit out at his so-called 'brothers'. William Bruce James II, who is one of just two black men ever to join the university's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, pledged in 2001 - but has now turned his back on the organization. The footage showed SAE members, riding a bus while wearing bow ties and dress shirts, chanting 'There will never be a n***** SAE' to the tune of If You're Happy And You Know It.
  • Spearfish man's LBJ limousine shows evolution from convertible that JFK rode

    11/21/2013 9:16:52 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 40 replies
    Rapid City Journal ^ | 11-20-13 | Tom Griffith
    On that fateful day 50 years ago in Dallas, the future of the United States was thought to be at stake. Heightened security measures surrounded a newly sworn-in president, who was whisked from Texas aboard Air Force One, shadowed by Secret Service agents and the widow of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. In the ensuing weeks, the Warren Commission was established and a sullied Secret Service pondered how to better protect the 36th president of the United States while still allowing him the mobility to leave the White House. Transporting the president would never be the same. According to experts in presidential...
  • Pledges In Apparent Hazing Ritual May Have Been Sexually Assaulted(diapers,fairy wings&panties)

    11/03/2006 12:57:18 PM PST · by finnman69 · 13 replies · 1,049+ views
    local6.com ^ | 11/3/06
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- School officials investigating an apparent hazing ritual at a fraternity house on the University of Central Florida campus in which pledges were found in diapers, fairy wings and women's panties told Local 6 News that there is evidence that several of them may have been sexually assaulted. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at UCF was suspended by its national office and has become the subject of a police investigation after three students were recently found so drunk that they had be rushed to a hospital. University police, acting on a tip, said they noticed loud, aggressive screaming...