Dartmouth fraternity and sorority under fire for throwing ‘Crips and Bloods’ party where 200 guests dressed up like gang members

dartmouth bloodsSusan J. Boutwell, interim director of the  Dartmouth Office of Public Affairs, said in a statement to the Huffington Post that the school is currently  in the process of gathering information about the ‘scope and nature of the event  and will follow its standard process’ to determine if the organizers and  participants of the party violated Dartmouth’s College Standards of  Conduct.

This is not the first time that a Dartmouth  fraternity has gotten in trouble for throwing a themed party.

In 1998, the New York Times reported that Chi  Gamma Epsilon and Alpha Xi Delta sparked an outrage after co-hosting a ‘ghetto  party’ where guests dressed as ‘gangsta rap artists,’ complete with Afro wigs  and toy guns.

Although the Greek organizations at the  center of the controversy quickly apologized for the event, the incident  prompted demonstrations and meetings on campus.

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