Last black OU SAE member says he’s heartbroken 

NORMAN, Okla. – Shock and sadness took over the last African-American OU SAE fraternity member after video of a racist chant surfaced. He says this story has broken his heart, not only for him but also for his son. “It felt like shock. I froze, my whole body tingled, my wife looked at me and you […]

OU SAE ‘house mom’ tells KFOR why she uses racial slur in viral video

WARNING: This video contains graphic language that is not appropriate for all audiences. [protected-iframe id=”06e85efb3b5764afa5a7a2730eb4e465-29519643-31344442″ info=”” width=”600″ height=”600″ frameborder=”0″] NORMAN, Okla. – The controversy surrounding an Oklahoma fraternity continues after a second video began to spread. On Sunday, a video that was recorded on a bus to a fraternity party was uploaded to YouTube. In […]

OU president expels two students involved in fraternity racial chant controversy

NORMAN, Okla. – Two students from the University of Oklahoma who are accused of participating in the racist chant that went viral have been expelled. OU President David Boren announced Tuesday that he expelled two students who played a leadership role in the singing of a racist chant in connection with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon […]

OU students, faculty makes their voices heard while trying to figure out ‘Why did this happen?’

NORMAN, Okla. — In response to the video of SAE’s racist chant, hundreds of students marched from the OU Huffman Fitness Center to the former SAE fraternity house Tuesday. They chanted “Not on our campus!” while holding a banner that had their fingerprints imprinted on the paper. Fists raised high outside former SAE house. #notonOUrcampus @kfor […]

OU SAE Board: Racist chant has been going on for years, issues apology

NORMAN, Okla. – The Board of Trustees and Alumni of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has issued an apology after a video of their fraternity members singing a racist chant went viral. In the video, you can hear the SAE fraternity cheering “there will never be a nig*** in SAE.” The chant goes […]

Cook who lost job after fraternity’s racist chant gets job offer

NORMAN, Okla. – Things are looking up for the African-American cook who lost his job after a fraternity’s racist chant went viral. On Sunday, a video surfaced showing the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter singing a racist chant on a bus. OU President Boren acted quickly and shut down the SAE fraternity, and even […]

Social justice group calls for more OU response to SAE video

NORMAN – More furniture was loaded onto pickup trucks and moving vans at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity at OU Tuesday, as members were trying to meet President Boren’s midnight deadline to get out of the house. SAE members were told to move out of the frat house after a video went viral, showing […]

OU loses star football recruit after seeing SAE video

The University of Oklahoma lost a four star recruit Monday. Jean Delance, a junior from the Dallas area, withdrew his early commitment to the university after the release of the SAE racist chant video. Delance recently took a visit to OU where he seemed very happy to be a Sooner. And then the SAE […]

Two OU SAE members identified from racist chant video

NORMAN, Okla. – Two students from the University of Oklahoma who participated in Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s racist chant video have been identified. Parker Rice and Levi Pettit are said to be two of the SAE members seen in the video that went viral Sunday. In the video, you can hear the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity […]

Legal experts weigh in on SAE students expelled from OU

Now that OU Sigma Alpha Epsilon students Parker Rice and Levi Pettit have been expelled by President David Boren, some legal experts are questioning whether the university is ignoring the students’ freedom of speech. Opinions are mixed. Some legal experts say students have to follow the school’s code of conduct, or OU has the right […]

OU SAE attorney: “Every student deserves a second chance”

NORMAN, Okla. – After a fraternity obtained a high-profile attorney, he spoke to the media about a video that went viral earlier this week. On Thursday, Steven Jones told NewsChannel 4 that members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were outraged over OU President David Boren’s decision to shut down the fraternity house. They say […]

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