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Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jul. 26, 2022 07:15 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. July 24, 2022. Editorial: At KU and every other college, it’s time for a serious reckoning with fraternity life When the national chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity suspended the organization’s University of Kansas chapter indefinitely last week...

Family sues Bowling Green State University over hazing death

Jun. 23, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The family of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while pledging a fraternity sued Bowling Green State University on Thursday, alleging the Ohio school knew about but didn’t stop hazing in Greek life there and should be held responsible. The...

Iowa State suspends men's hockey club over hazing

Jun. 23, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University announced Thursday that its men's hockey club will be suspended from competition for the next academic year after an investigation found the club engaged in hazing, alcohol abuse and personal humiliation of new or rookie members. The club was...

Two former Mizzou frat members charged in hazing incident

Jun. 18, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two former members of a University of Missouri fraternity have been indicted for a hazing incident that left another student blind and unable to walk or communicate after drinking a liter of vodka. A Boone County grand jury on Friday indicted former Phi Gamma...

5 former fraternity members sentenced in hazing death

Jun. 16, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Three former fraternity members were sentenced Thursday to jail terms for their roles in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student, while two others were ordered to serve house arrest. Jarrett Prizel, 19, of Olean, New York, Daylen...

46 frat members at UNH accused of student hazing

Jun. 10, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Police have issued arrest warrants charging 46 fraternity members at the University of New Hampshire with student hazing stemming from an event in April. The allegations are directed at members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity's New Hampshire Beta Chapter,...

Fraternity at Louisiana-Lafayette suspended after hazing

Jun. 04, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A hazing investigation at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has resulted in the suspension of a fraternity from campus for three years. Pi Kappa Alpha's suspension through May 2025 comes after a fall hazing incident involving sleep deprivation and the...

Mixed verdict for fraternity members charged in hazing death

May. 27, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Two fraternity members charged in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student were acquitted Friday of involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide but convicted of several hazing-related counts. The charges against Troy Henricksen, of...

2 military college students plead not guilty in hazing case

May. 13, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Two Norwich University students have pleaded not guilty to charges related to a hazing investigation involving the women's rugby team at the private military college. One 22-year-old student pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of simple assault and...