Faced with controversy
Faced with Syracuse's controversy
Following the revelation of multiple offensive videos and Syracuse University’s subsequent expulsion of Theta Tau, the campus community saw a wave of protests, conversations and media briefings. Several SU schools hosted forums for students and faculty to share their thoughts about inclusion and diversity on campus.
Students have encouraged university officials to listen to students who see and face the discrimination themselves on campus nearly every day. The fraternity’s videos revealed the many strides the university has to take, students explained, because they show evidence that racism and discrimination still persists.
The audio interviews and photos below were collected by News Writing students at the Newhouse School in late April to gauge the perspectives and sentiments among a cross section of students.