Syracuse Suspends All Fraternity Activities After String of Racist Incidents

HeadlineNov 19, 2019

Syracuse University has suspended all fraternity activities for the rest of the fall semester following a pattern of anti-Semitic and racist incidents on campus. On Saturday, an African-American student was verbally harassed and called a racial slur by a group of fellow students, including members of a fraternity, according to a statement from the university. This is the sixth time there are reports involving racist language and symbols at Syracuse University in the last 10 days. This month alone, there have been at least 10 racist incidents reported on or near campus, including a swastika drawn in a dorm hall and other vandalism featuring racial slurs targeting black and Asian people.

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