Interim University of Oregon president condemns anti-Mormon chant from student section: ‘It angers me. It disgusts me.’

Interim president of the University of Oregon Patrick Phillips issued a statement condemning the vulgar, anti-Mormon chant from the student section during last week’s game against BYU.

Phillips, who has been the school’s interim president for one month, penned a letter to “University of Oregon community members” in which he condemned the chant and said: “It angers me. It disgusts me.”

Multiple videos posted to social media on Saturday night showed some fans in an area of Autzen Stadium where a portion of the Oregon student section is typically located shouting a vulgar anti-Mormon chant.

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Micah Ward
Micah Ward
Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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