Fraternity brothers guarding US flag highlights campus political divide

By Bo Beard | May 7, 2024

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Individuals nationwide have rallied in support of students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who mobilized to defend a prominent American flag on campus that became the focal point of pro-Palestinian student demonstrations.
 

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A GoFundMe campaign was initiated to commend fraternity members who safeguarded the flag, raising over $500,000 to acknowledge the students' patriotism, as stated on the fundraising page.  

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Members of the fraternity, in conversations with USA TODAY, expressed their intention to utilize any funds received to assist charities that align with their beliefs, particularly those supporting Israel.