Kicked to the Curb

“I know everyone wants to know why or how this happened. I admit it likely was fueled by alcohol consumed at the house before the bus trip, but that’s not an excuse.” The two University of Oklahoma students seen chanting racial slurs on a fraternity bus offer up their apologies.

+ On an emotional level, one has to be heartened by the rapidity with which school officials gave these students the boot. But were the expulsions constitutional? (And in an institution where learning is the core value, were they a good idea?)

+ The Daily Beast: Why Racists Find a Home in Frats. It seems like they’ve made themselves at home pretty much everywhere at one time or another.

+ Related: Ferguson police chief to resign.

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