Members of the Asian Students Association at Duke are incensed over a fraternity's decision to throw a themed party replete with offensive Asian stereotypes, including conical hats and geisha outfits. According to The Duke Chroniclethe off-campus party was later renamed "International Relations" after a report was filed with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. But the Asian Students Association says the "racist rager" went on as planned despite the name change, and it has the Facebook photos to prove it.
My fixer, a year-old sophomore at the University of Southern California, texts me saying she no longer feels "safe" or "comfortable" with our plan to keep her anonymous, we'll call her "Cindy". We were going to crash a frat party, hang out, and see what happens. Just a quick anthropological jaunt into the crude and increasingly vexing mating rites of college Greeks.
In recent years, the nationwide Asian fraternity has been linked to a fatal stabbing in San Jose, a drug raid in Riverside and gunplay in Texas. With the death Aug. The latest incident, which is being investigated by Irvine police as a possible hazing case, could also damage the reputation of other Asian fraternities, said Walter M.
A fraternity at Duke University has been suspended after hosting an Asian-themed party opponents dubbed the "racist rager. Students attending the weekend party hosted by Kappa Sigma wore Asian-style clothing and mimicked stereotypical Asian accents. Chank You. The party's name was changed to "International Relations" after opponents on campus got wind of the event.
Over the weekend, a party hosted by Kappa Sigma fraternity mocked Asians and spoofed Asian dress. Photos from the party, posted on Facebook, showed partygoers dressed in Asian gowns and conical caps. As soon as she saw the invitation, Duke junior Katherine Zhang said, she nearly broke down in tears.
Duke University students are protesting an Asian-themed frat party, dubbed a "racist rager," to which Kappa Sigma brothers and partygoers wore stereotypical cone hats, sumo wrestler outfits and geisha robes last Friday, according to CBS News. Students from the school's Asian American Alliance posted fliers of party's original email invitation all over campus on Tuesday, which featured "Team America's" Kim Jong Il character and intentionally misspelled words, alongside photos of the parties costumed attendees. Chank you.
Syracuse University students trying to join Nu Alpha Phi, an Asian-American fraternity, were given demerits when they made mistakes during pledging, and a way to work them off. There were push-ups and situps in the attic of the fraternity house, according to investigators and students. There were extended periods in a sitting position — knees bent, backs to the wall — that tested their physical strength and resolve.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. A University of Tennessee frat is under investigation after complaints that it held a scavenger hunt where recruits took photos of Asian students on campus. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
And it was oh-so-incredibly racist. It all began with the circulated email invitation. To wit these and all other images courtesy of Asian Student Association at Dukewhich added the arrows and commentary to the original images :.
Durham, N. The party, put on Friday by the university's chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, originally had an Asian theme, but it was changed to "international relations" after some students complained, according to Larry Moneta, Duke's vice president of student affairs. However, pictures posted online show party-goers wearing Asian-style clothing, including a conical straw hat, and a party invite with the salutation, "Herro Nice Duke Peopre. Instead, we will use this opportunity to spread awareness of why the events of the past week were hurtful and to establish a concrete plan for how our community can move forward.