Latest College fraternities News

Ex-fraternity president pleads guilty in deadly hazing case

May. 06, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A former fraternity president has pleaded guilty in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student. Daylen Dunson, 22, of Cleveland, pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges, including reckless homicide, tampering with evidence,...

University of Missouri proposes discipline for 13 students

May. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has proposed disciplinary sanctions against 13 students as part of its investigation into an October fraternity pledge party that left a student from Minnesota with brain injuries. Federal student privacy law keeps the school from...

Defendants plead guilty in Stone Foltz hazing death

Apr. 28, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two former members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Bowling Green State University charged in the death of Stone Foltz pleaded guilty to the involvement in Foltz's death after taking a plea deal, the Wood County prosecutor said. Ben Boyers and Jarrett Prizel...

Three defendants settle in Missouri hazing lawsuit

Apr. 22, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Three of the 23 defendants in a lawsuit filed after a University of Missouri fraternity party left a student with serious brain injuries have reached a settlement. The attorney for the family of Daniel Santulli, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, filed a motion...

Chest bumps for charity: Vols coach makes best of suspension

Apr. 20, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee fraternity used baseball coach Tony Vitello's suspension for chest-bumping an umpire as a chance to raise money Wednesday for an organization serving active military members and veterans. Vitello offered a chest bump to anyone who...

Louisiana man guilty in 2018 death of LSU basketball player

Apr. 12, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder for the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State University basketball player during a 2018 street brawl in the state's capital. Dyteon Simpson, 23, of Baker, was found guilty of second-degree murder, which carries a mandatory...

Inslee signs law intended to reduce hazing incidents

Mar. 31, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — After Washington State University freshman Sam Martinez died from alcohol poisoning after a fraternity event in 2019, his parents became determined to prevent similar tragedies. One of Jolayne Houtz’s and Hector Martinez’s many goals was met Wednesday when...

WVU suspends fraternity related to hazing, reprimands 3 more

Mar. 23, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has suspended Delta Chi fraternity in connection with a hazing incident, the school said. The fraternity's international headquarters also removed its recognition of the local chapter, WVU said. The university suspension is for...

Fraternity pledge's death a year ago spurs changes in hazing

Mar. 07, 2022 14:56 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — During the year since a fraternity pledge died from alcohol poisoning, Bowling Green State University has hired a hazing prevention coordinator and made it easier for students to tell the school about hazing, resulting in more reports. Seven fraternity members...