Penn State Sorority Closes 14 Months After Racist Photo Surfaces
Penn State Sorority Closes 14 Months After Racist Photo Surfaces
By Samantha Leal | 02/19/2014 - 10:02

After a racist photo hit national news in 2012, a sorority at Penn State University is shutting


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Penn State Students Plan March Following Sorority's Mexican Costume Choice
By Fox News Latino | 12/12/2012 - 12:34

Last week sorority members at Penn State University made national headlines – and were publicly scorned – after they posted photos of themselves in Mexican sombreros and holding up racially charged placards.

Now students at the school are planning a rally to call attention to the “real issues” the university needs to address, including minority students and faculty retention. They feel that a lack of minorities at the school has made it insensitive to important issues.


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Penn State Sorority in Hot Water Over Mexican-Themed Party
By Amaris Castillo | 12/05/2012 - 21:28

You never know when a party has gone too far until it’s too late.

Such is the case for members of a Penn State University sorority, who are under fire over images of their Mexican-themed party. But it wasn’t just any Mexican-themed party. The photo that surfaced Monday features over 20 members of the Chi Omega’s Nu Gamma Chapter dressed in sombreros, fake mustaches, and two signs that read: “Will mow lawn for weed & beer” and “I don’t cut grass. I smoke it.”


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Inspiring Young Latina: Zolanlly Gutierrez
By Sugey Palomares | 07/10/2012 - 16:00

Our resident intern, Zolanlly Gutierrez is this week's inspiring young Latina for her strong work ethic and dedication to survivors of domestic violence. The Dominican-American writer is a senior at The Pennsylvania State University, majoring in Print Journalism and minoring in Spanish. Get inspired by the Queens native's story below:

What led you to pursue a career in journalism?


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