National Fraternity Group Tells Members not to Wear ‘Funny, Ironic, Trendy’ Halloween Costumes

October 28, 2015

By Greg Piper at The College Fix

The greatest accomplishment of a censor is teaching targets to censor themselves.

Social justice warriors and university administrators are making headway in this quest, recently convincing the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) that creativity and risk-taking are more hassle than they’re worth.

The trade group of 73 fraternities gave its members instructions on Halloween costumes to limit the potential for offending the more delicate members of their campuses and drawing negative media attention.

Of course, the blog post by NIC’s Devin Hall, who coordinates services for each campus’s interfraternity council, phrases this self-censorship in a more benign way: “it is important that we reflect on choices and how they may impact those around us...