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Indian American tennis player removed from University of Portland team for ‘Misogynistic’ speech

By: Keerthi Mohan

GOUTHAM Sundaram, an Indian American student at University of Portland, was reportedly removed from the tennis team for making a misogynistic speech at the university’s fifth annual Wally Awards, a sports banquet. Sundaram spoke about his quest to “get white women to sleep with brown men” while hosting the awards. He opened the speech saying he was going to “get real and make the stage his locker room,” according to a column in the university’s student newspaper by Olivia Sanchez, a student who attended the sports banquet. The university’s president, Rev. Mark Poorman, said he was “appalled” by Sundaram’s “shocking…

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