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An Overheard Conversation

“Ugh, man,” Brad Lawman, Jr., complained to his fraternity brother, “it was so gross! He was all up on me ‘nd shit. I was like, ‘I don’t swing that way, man,’ and he said ‘Oh, man, I’m so sorry’ as if he doesn’t know I’ve been datin’ Carly for the past year.” 55 more words


Syracuse University Has Suspended 18 Theta Tau Members After A Second Offensive Video Surfaced

Last week, Syracuse University suspended its Theta Tau fraternity after private Facebook videos were discovered that featured “words and behaviors that are extremely racist, anti-semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities.” The group issued an apology letter claiming that the sketch in the video was… 209 more words

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The Suspended Syracuse University Frat Claims Their Racist Video Was Only A 'Satirical Sketch'

This week, a furor erupted over what Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud called an “extremely racist” video that surfaced on a private Facebook page. The video showed members of the Theta Tau engineering fraternity using racial slurs and… 367 more words

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Syracuse University Has Suspended A Fraternity Over An 'Extremely Racist' Video

In an era where Nazis are marching on Charlottesville, a story of what’s happening on Syracuse University’s campus arrives in a similar vein. A fraternity has been suspended over what Chancellor Kent Syverud is calling an… 249 more words

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My Greatest Accomplishment This Semester

This semester has been a wild one for sure. I started out pretty poorly and grew a lot and learned from it. I am proud that I have been able to bring my grades up over this semester because it has been so crazy with other activities going on. 230 more words

Legitimate Criticism v. Sour Grapes: A note for my peers in Greek-letter organizations

A while back, I was sitting in a session with an advance group from a national fraternity looking to re-colonize on campus after having been kicked off a few years ago for some SERIOUS (read: illegal) infractions. 609 more words


Students Overwhelmingly Oppose New Residential Communities Policy

By Chris Nakon

The trending topic on campus for the past week has been the groundbreaking news that Residential Communities will be “adding professional staff at an entry-level position that could fulfill the duties of Head Residents on a full-time basis.” Although this decision was made official just recently, talks of it have been stirring for a while, allowing OneTwentySeven to survey student opinion on the policy proposal in February (2018). 1,120 more words