After repeated violent racist events on the University of Colorado campus, “all of Boulder’s fraternities have been banned from renting campus spaces for a year.” Hurling racist epithets at people officiating at their charity football games, driving a motorcycle “at a high rate of speed through a crowd of about 200 spectators and players,” and of course everyone beating the shit out of everyone else – the University of Colorado seems to have decided that these are behaviors incompatible with university life.

In filing an appeal, the frats have hired an attorney, who puts the whole thing in perspective:

“It gets a little rowdy, as you would expect of any football tournament between 19-year-olds. …They are boys, and they get excited playing football. It’s not like croquet.”

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2 Responses to “Life of the Mind, USA: Drunk racist assholes get a lawyer.”

  1. gasstationwithoutpumps Says:

    Maybe if CU Boulder hadn’t spent all their funding on a football stadium and invested in educating students instead, then they wouldn’t have such a big problems with racist, football-fanatic frat boys.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Way back when, Joyce Lebra had the best comment on what CU Boulder did:

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