GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – The global headquarters for an Ecu fraternity issued a response Tuesday evening soon after WITN noted on a racist article that has been shared on social media around the previous number of days surrounding an Eu fraternity that has upset quite a few persons.
The article was sent to us by several WITN viewers, so we appeared into it.
It states “theta chi rush party. PNMs (likely new members) and girls only. No blacks. Girls 5$ @doorway. Get in touch with or text” and it consists of a fraternity member’s title and selection for an invitation.
On Sunday, the fraternity posted a statement on their Instagram website page reading through:
“As noticed recently we are anonymously becoming involved with inappropriate and blasphemous habits posted in the social application ‘Yik Yak’ but to explain we entirely uphold and regard our theory range and do not condone any motion supporting loathe.”
WITN’s Justin Lundy stopped by the Theta Chi dwelling but was questioned to leave the assets.
Tuesday night the worldwide headquarters for Theta Chi issued this reaction to WITN: “Theta Chi Fraternity is aware of accusations versus Epsilon Iota Chapter at East Carolina University regarding an nameless put up designed on a social media site. Epsilon Iota Chapter denies making this put up, and, on studying of its presence, immediately notified East Carolina University directors. Theta Chi Fraternity International Headquarters staff members, in consultation with university administrators, is investigating the origin of the post. Theta Chi Fraternity and the Epsilon Iota Chapter assist accountability steps in opposition to the writer of the publish. Started in 1856, Theta Chi Fraternity is a men’s collegiate fraternity with far more than 196,000 initiated associates and has established 244 chapters. Theta Chi’s mission is to develop college-age males into productive learners, great citizens, lifelong brothers, and resolute leaders. Racism and racist habits run opposite to the ideals of Theta Chi and have no area inside the Fraternity.”
We also arrived at out to Eu News Providers, who offered this assertion:
“In regards to the social media post in problem, Eu has educated the suitable campus workplaces and is responding in accordance with university procedures. We continue to be dedicated to offering a welcoming and inclusive local community for all.”
WITN simply cannot validate who produced the article.
Sad to say, it is so effortless to make phony accounts and phony posts now. The fraternity member’s name and amount highlighted in the publish are commonly available on other platforms.
This is an significant reminder to test what you’re hunting at on social media prior to you share it.
WITN will carry on to adhere to this story as European does its investigation.
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