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Eight arrested in Georgia College fraternity hazing incident

Dec. 02, 2021 19:11 PM EST

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Eight people have been arrested on various criminal charges after they were allegedly involved in a hazing incident at a fraternity at Georgia College and State University, officials said. One college student was hospitalized for...

Lawsuit claims hazing injured high school football player

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A lawsuit claims a player on a highly ranked Southern California high school football team suffered traumatic brain injury, gashes and a broken nose in a locker room hazing ritual in which players punch each other until one gives up. The Orange...

Tennessee frat gets 5-year suspension for hazing, alcohol

Nov. 23, 2021 12:56 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The oldest fraternity chapter at the University of Tennessee has been suspended for five years over repeated hazing and alcohol violations, the university says. Alpha Tau Omega will be suspended until the fall 2026 semester, university...

High school roiled by allegation of racist, sexual hazing

Nov. 13, 2021 10:32 AM EST

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — Teachers in Danvers are praising a student-athlete who came forward to detail violent, sexual, homophobic and racist hazing rituals in a high school hockey team locker room. Danvers High School has been roiled by the description of rituals where...

UC Davis says baseball team hazed students with alcohol

Nov. 12, 2021 21:29 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California state university said Friday that its varsity baseball team engaged in “an annual initiation tradition” of hazing new players with challenges including “dangerously excessive drinking and other inappropriate activities,” leading to the...

Ole Miss frat suspended until 2025 for hazing violations

Nov. 11, 2021 16:19 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity has been suspended, a year after a member was charged with assault for spraying cleaning solution on pledges during a hazing ritual. The 158-member Gamma Iota chapter of Pi...

2nd student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Oct. 22, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A second student charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore has pleaded guilty. Aaron Lehane, 21, of Loveland, entered his pleas Thursday as part of a deal with Wood County prosecutors. He is due to...

11 indicted in fraternity pledge's alcohol poisoning death

Sep. 24, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eight Virginia Commonwealth University students have been charged with hazing in a fraternity pledge's death from alcohol poisoning after a party earlier this year, officials said Friday. The eight men arrested Friday range in age from 19 to 22,...

Ex-student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Sep. 16, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — One of the eight men charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore pleaded guilty on Thursday in Ohio. Niall Sweeney, 21, of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in a Wood County courtroom to felony...