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Bloomsburg University eliminates fraternities, sororities

May. 14, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bloomsburg University is doing away with Greek life, effective immediately. The state-owned university said it has severed ties with all 16 of its fraternities and sororities, both local and national. Bloomsburg announced the decision on Thursday...

Report: Ohio fraternity knew dangers before hazing death

May. 14, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Fraternity members in Ohio who organized an alleged hazing ritual that led to the alcohol poisoning death of a 20-year-old pledge in March were well aware of how dangerous it could be, said an investigation released Friday. Before the party,...

Parents sue fraternity over pledge's death in alleged hazing

May. 11, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a 20-year-old fraternity pledge who died from alcohol poisoning after an alleged hazing ritual in March filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the fraternity and several of its members. Stone Foltz, who was joining the Pi...

Connecticut to launch $150 million fund to help businesses

May. 06, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

A new $150 million, multi-year initiative to invest in Connecticut businesses, with a major focus on fledgling small businesses located in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, was unveiled on Thursday. The Department of Economic and Community Development hopes...

VCU eyes fraternity chapter's expulsion after student death

May. 06, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University officials have tentatively recommended the permanent removal of a fraternity linked to a student’s death hours after attending a fraternity party in February. A university spokesman said Wednesday that a Division...

Young vets in Missouri die by suicide at high rate

May. 05, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Kindall Johnson woke up early that October Saturday to get to his fraternity’s Homecoming Day tailgate. On the way out the door of his parents’ house, he shouted a goodbye to his mother, Kathy Davis: “Love ya, Ma!” ...

8 indicted in alcohol-related death after fraternity party

Apr. 29, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Seven college students in Ohio and another man were indicted in the alcohol-related death of a 20-year-old who was found unconscious after a fraternity party, prosecutors said Thursday. A grand jury indicted the eight on charges ranging from...

Charges ranging from hazing to involuntary manslaughter brought against 8 in death of Ohio student after frat party

Apr. 29, 2021 12:48 PM EDT
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Charges ranging from hazing to involuntary manslaughter brought against 8 in death of Ohio student after frat party.

Louisiana fraternity brothers pay off former cook’s mortgage

Apr. 14, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

BAKER, La. (AP) — Members of a Louisiana State University fraternity chipped in more than $50,000 to pay off the mortgage of a woman who fed them when they were students. About a dozen members of Phi Gamma Delta surprised Jessie Hamilton with the money for her 74th...

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

Apr. 09, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination to student health officials before they can enroll for the fall semester, the school's president said Friday. A statement from Duke President Vincent Price...