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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...

Tuition rates appear headed up at Iowa public universities

Jun. 20, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students at Iowa's three public universities may be paying more for tuition starting in the fall. The Des Moines Register reports that proposed tuition rates were presented at a virtual meeting of Iowa's Board of Regents on Monday. The proposal includes a...

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...

Campus sex assault rules fall short, prompting overhaul call

Jun. 16, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — What Karla Arango says started as a dorm-room sexual assault got even worse as word spread around campus. Her attacker’s fraternity brothers snubbed her, she says, whispering about her in the cafeteria, blocking her phone number and unfriending her on social media. Soon her...

Kansas storms damage sorority, cancel outdoor symphony event

Jun. 12, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Strong winds and storms forced crowds who gathered in a rural Kansas field for a symphony performance to evacuate and damaged a sorority house at Kansas State University. About half a dozen tornado warnings were issued Saturday evening in eastern Kansas, The...

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...

CFP board chair: New format ideally in place by June 2023

Jun. 02, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — By this time next year, the university leaders who oversee the College Football Playoff want the next format for determining a champion settled. Mississippi State President Mark Keenum, the chairman of the CFP Board of Managers, said Thursday the conference...

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...