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Reacting to the Past

Fraternities and History

This past week, talk at the University of Oklahoma was dominated by the aftermath of the now infamous video of a busload of members of OU’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon singing a racist chant. As readers of this blog are probably aware, the response to the video was swift and decisive. The video was shot last Saturday and was widely circulated by Sunday. By the end of the weekend, SAE’s national office had disbanded the OU chapter. Only a few hours later OU President David Boren announced that the University was banning SAE from the University. Later in the Read more