Virginia fraternity suspended over banners slammed as ‘offensive’

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A Sigma Nu fraternity has been suspended, making the second in one week, after they were seen greeting returning students with sexually suggestive banners.

“Rowdy and fun/Hope your baby girl is ready for a good time,” one message, scrawled across a bed sheet near the Old Dominion University campus in Norfolk, Va., read.

“Freshman daughter drop off,” read another with an arrow pointing at the off-campus fraternity house’s front door.

“Go ahead and drop off mom too…” added a third.

The crude welcome mats quickly paved the way for a likely enlightening semester for the culprits with the university’s president vowing to punish anyone found having violated the school’s code of conduct.

“Our students, campus community and alumni have been offended,” John R. Broderick wrote in a scathing letter sent out to the campus community on Saturday.

“A young lady I talked to earlier today courageously described the true meaning of the hurt this caused. She thought seriously about going back home.

“But she was heartened, she explained, when she saw how fellow students were reacting to this incident on social media. She realized this callous and senseless act did not reflect the Old Dominion she has come to love,” he continued.

Broderick was joined in outcry by Sigma Nu’s executive director, Brad Beacham, who also chided the banners as “offensive.”

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