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Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma
Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat had numerous issues in California — before Oklahoma

 Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videos of racist chants, SAE chapters in California faced numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions for drinking and conduct problems. California had 18 chapters in 2010; since then, 14 of them faced discipline or punishment from their schools or the national headquarters for rules or conduct violations, often involving alcohol, according to fraternity records and university decisions. At UC Davis, the SAE chapter was closed in 2012 for five years after violations of serving alcohol to minors. At USC, the chapter was expelled for at least...

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