Fraternity's 'sexist and vulgar' Facebook posts spark uproar at Willamette
- Sexist and vulgar posts made in a private Facebook group belonging to Willamette University fraternity Sigma Chi prompted an official investigation, protest and vandalism on the campus Monday.
- The posts--which discussed drinking, secret parties, hazing and women on campus--came to light on Saturday night when screenshots were shared on the WordPress blog Willamette Truth.
- Among the offensive posts was the suggestion that people should kick the school's director of student activities, Lisa Holliday, in her genitalia for questioning the fraternity's initiation week activities, and a post threatening to "beat" a female student and calling women's rights "the biggest joke in the U.S."
From the article:
... Members of Sigma Chi’s Willamette chapter declined to be interviewed, deferring all requests to the fraternity’s national office.
“I’m appalled that a young man would even begin to say these things let alone put it in writing,” Sigma Chi national executive director Mike Dunn said. “It’s certainly embarrassing on the part of Sigma Chi.” ...
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