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McDaniel penalizes fraternity, sorority for 'CMT vs. BET' party
McDaniel penalizes fraternity, sorority for 'CMT vs. BET' party

McDaniel College placed a fraternity and a sorority accused of throwing a "CMT vs. BET"-themed house party in January on "deferred suspension," the school announced Tuesday. Phi Delta Theta fraternity and Phi Sigma Sigma sorority may not host social events until Dec. 31, while they undergo a review to demonstrate their ability to abide by community standards, McDaniel spokeswoman Cheryl Knauer said. The January party, which parodied the Country Music Television and Black Entertainment Television channels, "promoted negative stereotypes and was insensitive and offensive," Knauer said. She added that it also violated McDaniel's alcohol policy and the...

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