“Will mow lawn for weed & beer,” a sign in the picture reads
Girls at Chi Omega are bound to get in trouble after their sorority photo was brought to the attention of Penn State administrators.Greek Life on campus always features outrageous themed parties, and this one was titled Mexi-chio night. This picture was taken around Halloween, and the students wore ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches, embodying the stereotypical Mexican.
That alone got the photo dubbed “racially insensitive,” but the signs two of the girls put up really lit the racial discrimination fuse on campus.
“Will mow lawn for weed & beer” and “I don’t cut grass I smoke it,” they read.
As the pic was posted on Facebook and Twitter, with the partygoers tagged in it, the racist innuendos were noted by the school's board.
“The Penn State Panhellenic Council recognizes the offensive nature of the photo and is therefore taking the matter very seriously,” they wrote in a statement to the Daily Collegian.