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UNL students protest outside fraternity house after report of sexual assault

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Posted at 10:09 AM, Aug 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 12:40:06-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Hundreds of students surrounded a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) fraternity house for several hours calling for change late last night.

Students chanted outside the Phi Gamma Delta, also known as Fiji fraternity house.

They called for changes from the university in response to a reported sexual assault in the fraternity house late Monday.

The fraternity released a statement saying it's working with police to investigate the incident involving one of its members.

It added, "We take these allegations very seriously as they absolutely do not meet our fraternity's code of conduct."

An online petition to ban FIJI from campus is currently circulating and has about 200,000 signatures. Many of those who have signed it say they themselves were victims of an assault at the fraternity or know someone who was.

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