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Meningitis case prompts antibiotic distribution in E Lansing

Jan. 27, 2022 20:09 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University and health officials are distributing antibiotics to people who attended a fraternity party after a person at the party tested positive for bacterial meningitis. The Ingham County Health Department and the university are holding...

USC fraternity parties must now have security guard presence

Jan. 20, 2022 13:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are posted at stairs or hallways in fraternity houses that lead to bedrooms, the Los Angeles Times reported. Strict rules issued...

Clemson fraternity suspended for 4 years after hazing probe

Jan. 20, 2022 11:14 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After an investigation into hazing, a Clemson University fraternity has been suspended for four years for violating the university's code of conduct. A probe into the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity revealed hazing incidents that occurred on Feb. 4, 2021, according to...

University of Delaware fraternity sues over new house

Jan. 17, 2022 11:53 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A University of Delaware fraternity is suing the city of Newark over its denial of a request for a new fraternity house. The UD chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, known as PIKE, wants to establish a fraternity house at 34 Continental Ave. The organization has owned...

University of Kansas won't share hazing report with police

Jan. 16, 2022 13:29 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas suspended two fraternities for hazing earlier this month, but officials don't plan to share their investigation with police. Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta were both suspended from campus for five years because of the incidents...

NMSU president steps down; chancellor to to be sole leader

Jan. 08, 2022 13:05 PM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M, (AP) — New Mexico State University President John Floros is stepping down and Chancellor Dan Arvizu is becoming the leader of the university's main campus in Las Cruces and the NMSU system. Floros and Arvizu said Friday in separate letters to the university...

Fraternity at Eastern Michigan U. is sued to stop parties

Jan. 07, 2022 17:32 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor filed a lawsuit to try to temporarily stop parties hosted by a fraternity at Eastern Michigan University, citing sexual assaults and excessive alcohol consumption. Delta Tau Delta in Ypsilanti has created a public nuisance, according to a...

University of Kansas suspends 2 fraternities until 2027

Jan. 05, 2022 11:03 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has suspended two fraternities for five years following an investigation that accused the clubs of fostering a culture of hazing. KU Vice Provost for Student Affairs Tammara Durham on Tuesday informed Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Delta...

For NCAA, year of upheaval leads to need for transformation

Dec. 30, 2021 13:51 PM EST

From court losses to political pressure to questions about how — and if — athletes should be compensated, the NCAA and college sports have faced all sorts of potential existential threats for more than 100 years. The difference in 2021 was volume. It was as if a century's worth...

Florida's university leaders urge masks, booster shots

Dec. 29, 2021 19:35 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Leaders of Florida's university system on Wednesday urged students and workers on campus to wear masks, get vaccinated with a booster shot and get tested for COVID-19 when needed when they return to campus next month. Everyone on Florida's 12 public...