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Friday Rundown: TKE charter revoked, Black Student Union sit-in, Social media post sparks condemnation and discussion, IUWBB wins, Jazz faculty grows



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National organization of Tau Kappa Epsilon revokes IU charter

The IU chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon will be suspended until 2021. IU is currently launching its own investigation into the TKE house.  Matthieu Picard Buy Photos


After a joint investigation with IU, Tau Kappa Epsilon’s Grand Council voted unanimously to suspend the IU chapter. Read more here.


Students at sit-in recount stories of discrimination and hate

Senior Calvin Sanders tells students to take their momentum to go out and fix what they know is wrong. The Black Student Union at IU organized a sit-in Thursday at the Herman B Wells Library to discuss microaggressions, which are statements regarded as subtle discrimination. Peter Talbot Buy Photos


Students sitting on the floor of Herman B Wells Library on Thursday night shared stories of discrimination, hate and ignorance, as part of the Black Student Union at IU’s sit-in. Read more here.


Stereotype-invoking social media post sparks condemnation, discussion on campus

Freshman Tyra Rose Nibbs tweeted out screenshots just before 2 p.m. Feb. 7 depicting a box of pregnancy tests, a pack of cigarettes, a dollar bill, an empty plastic baggie and four condoms, which had been posted by another student. The photos, layered with Snapchat's Black History Month filter, went viral with Nibbs' tweet. IDS staff Buy Photos


A Snapchat post by an IU student invoking racial stereotypes went viral Wednesday. See what students and administration had to say about it. Read more here.


Women’s basketball follows Cahill and Royster to fifth straight win

Senior forward Amanda Cahill goes to the basket against Illinois on Thursday evening in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Cahill had 20 points and six rebounds in IU's 70-54 win against Illinois. Bobby Goddin Buy Photos


The women’s basketball team played its fourth straight home game Thursday night against an Illinois team which had not won a conference game. Read more here.


Jacobs growing its roster of jazz faculty

Thomas Walsh, professor of music and department chair of jazz studies, coaches a student in Jacobs School of Music. The Jazz Studies Department in Jacob's School of Music has grown tremendously in the past two years with the addition of four faculty members. Courtesy Photo Buy Photos


The Jazz Studies Department has hired four new faculty members in the last two years, including an eight-time Emmy nominee. Read more here.

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