Troy University in Alabama is launching an investigation after Snapchat video surfaced of a skit performed by FarmHouse Fraternity involving members dressed as border patrol agents, a Mexican immigrant, and President Donald Trump.
According to reports, the fraternity’s skit took place during FarmHouse’s Halloween party. The video shows fraternity brothers dressed as border patrols agents chasing a man wearing a sombrero and poncho over a wall, with another fraternity member dressed as President Trump.
The FarmHouse Fraternity chapter issued an apology, saying they “sincerely apologize for the actions that occurred during an event at the fraternity house on October 31” and that “these actions fall well short of the standards we expect of our members, and the individuals responsible will face appropriate disciplinary action.”
“We sincerely apologize for the actions that occurred during an event at the fraternity house on Oct. 31. These actions fall well short of the standards we expect of our members, and the individuals responsible will face appropriate disciplinary action.
We deeply regret the hurt caused to members of our Troy community, and we are working closely with University officials to ensure something like this does not happen again. We will learn from this and take steps to regain the trust of the University and community.
The Brothers of FarmHouse at TROY”
Troy University also issued an official statement about the incident:
“Troy University does not condone the actions and images depicted in the video. Troy University’s student population is one of the most diverse and international in the state of Alabama, and TROY is committed to the cultivation of a positive, inclusive environment.”
The university held a town hall meeting on Friday, November 3 to discuss the issue.
Troy University is a public university located in Troy, Alabama. It was founded on February 26, 1887 as Troy State Normal School within the Alabama State University System by an Act of the Alabama Legislature.