My mystery photo generated a lot of talk about fraternities and swastikas — specifically, that the design on the front used to be a swastika.

Todd ’02 said:

I’m pretty sure the swastikas are still there — they’re just on the sides and not the front, where this picture was taken.

So I took a picture of the one that appears on the side, facing the Admissions office:

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Some people mentioned rumors about anti-Semitism in fraternities; it is important to point out that this swastika is the mirror image of the one the Nazis used.

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