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Today on Context Florida: Racist frats, Martin County, do what you love and higher education

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Today on Context Florida: Marc Yacht talks about the Oklahoma University Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter, which raised the stupid-bar with a nine-second racist chant going viral. Media were quick to put aside the usual murder and mayhem to air this fraternity spectacle worldwide. So whom are these undergraduates finding joy in racist chants? Martin County must stand up to development bullies in court, says Sally Swartz. The quality of life that makes Martin different, according to County Commissioner Maggy Hurchalla,…

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UCF’s SAE chapter closed for hazing

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One of University of Central Florida’s oldest fraternities has been disbanded by its national headquarters following allegations of hazing involving heavy drinking and pledges wearing women’s underwear. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter will be closed immediately, said Brandon Weghorst, a spokesman for the Evanston, Ill.-based fraternity. “Our board does not feel it’s worth the effort to rehabilitate the group,” Weghorst said Wednesday. He said as many as two-thirds of the chapter’s approximately 90 members may have been involved.

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