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US University suspends fraternity's activities after alleged racist incidents

09:20  18 november  2019
09:20  18 november  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Syracuse suspends all fraternity activities after string of racist, anti-Semitic incidents

  Syracuse suspends all fraternity activities after string of racist, anti-Semitic incidents Syracuse suspended a fraternity and halted social activities of all fraternities for the semester after a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents."Last night, one of our African American students reported being subjected to a verbal racial epithet from a group of students and visitors to our campus," Chancellor Kent Syverud said in a statement. "This report of an affront to our student’s—and our whole community’s – safety and well-being is the latest incident of several against Jews, Asians and African Americans.

A fraternity ’ s social activities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the rest of the semester after alleged racist incidents . In one incident , an African American female student was allegedly subjected to a verbal, racial epithet from a group of students and visitors to the campus

A fraternity ’ s social activities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the rest of the semester after alleged racist incidents . In one incident , an African American female student was allegedly subjected to a verbal, racial epithet from a group of students and visitors to the campus

A fraternity’s social activities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the rest of the semester after alleged racist incidents.

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In one incident, an African American female student was allegedly subjected to a verbal, racial epithet from a group of students and visitors to the campus, according to a public safety information notice posted on the school’s website.

The female student "reported being verbally harassed by a large group of individuals who reportedly were yelling the 'N-word' as she walked by. There was no physical altercation," the notice states.

Social activities at Syracuse University fraternities suspended following racist incidents

  Social activities at Syracuse University fraternities suspended following racist incidents All social activities of fraternities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the rest of the fall semester following the latest in a string of incidents involving racism, according to a statement from the university's chancellor.All social activities of fraternities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the rest of the fall semester following the latest in a string of incidents involving racism, according to a statement from the university's chancellor.

Syracuse University suspended all social activities at fraternities for the rest of the year on Sunday, following a string of racist and anti-Semitic incidents that have riled students on campus, prompting protests, boycotts and sit-ins.

Syracuse University has suspended all fraternity social activities Sunday after members of one chapter were connected to an alleged racial epithet, only the latest incident in a string of racist episodes at the New York state college. A group of fraternity members and their guests allegedly

School officials say this is the "latest incident of several against Jews, Asians and African Americans."

Some individuals involved in these incidents are members and guests of a fraternity at the school, the university said. As a result, that fraternity has been suspended pending the outcome of the investigation. Also, all social activities for all frats have been suspended, chancellor Kent Syverud said in a statement.

Racist graffiti was also found inside a residence hall earlier this month, The Associated Press reported.

In another on-campus incident, a swastika was found drawn into the snow, Syracuse Police public information officer Matt Malinowski told ABC News. He said there were no suspects at this time, but that the police department was working with the university in the investigation.

Syracuse University: More racist graffiti found

  Syracuse University: More racist graffiti found Syracuse University officials are investigating another incident of racist graffiti found in a building on campus. © Courtesy Zoe SelesiMonday's discovery came a day after the school's chancellor announced a university-wide suspension of fraternity activities after a racist incident over the weekend. At least seven incidents of racist symbols and language on campus have been reported in the past 12 days. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

Syracuse University suspended a fraternity and halted social activities at all the school' s fraternities for the rest of the semester after a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents , the school president announced Sunday. "Last night, one of our African American students reported being subjected to a

(CNN) - All social activities of fraternities at Syracuse University have been suspended for the remainder of the fall semester following the latest in a string of incidents involving racism , according to a letter from Chancellor Kent Syverud posted to the university website Sunday.

There are currently no suspects in that incident, Malinowski said.

On Sunday evening, Syracuse Department of Public Safety Chief Bobby Maldonado said a $50,000 reward was being offered "for information leading to an arrest or actionable referral to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities."

Syverud issued a statement Friday on the incident, and a new, lengthier one on Sunday evening.

"Tonight I have deep appreciation of the pain, anger and anxiety recent events have caused on our campus," he said, in part. "When I spoke to you on Friday, I made a commitment to keeping you informed, and more importantly, to taking swift action. That is what our university has been doing."

Maldonado and his team "have assembled substantial evidence, including security camera video, eyewitness accounts and interviews," according to a statement on the school’s website.

"A generous University donor has offered a reward for evidence that leads to the apprehension of the individual or individuals responsible for these heinous acts," Syverud said.

University students call for chancellor to resign amid a dozen racist incidents .
Students protest after several race-related incidents were reported across Syracuse University's campus. At the forum Wednesday, the group of students presented Chancellor Kent Syverud with a list of recommendations pertaining to school safety. When the chancellor would only sign off on 16 of the 19 recommendations, the students walked out and went on to protest in front of Syverud's home, reported ABC News' Syracuse affiliate, WSYR.

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