Starting this week, about 20 million students will be arriving on college campuses for the fall semester, and while classrooms fill up, fraternities, sports teams and clubs of all kinds will open their rolls to new students and, inevitably, to initiation rites that can include hazing. Not just embarrassing or humiliating pranks, but physical abuse and serious physical peril, even death.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) - Radford University says a fraternity has been suspended for two months while officials investigate hazing allegations.
Media outlets report that Pi Kappa Phi's national office is investigating the allegations at its Radford chapter. University spokesman Joe Carpenter says the university is conducting its own investigation.
Details of the alleged hazing were not disclosed. More...
Florida State officials have suspended the school's Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity following a police investigation into hazing allegations.
The university reported in a news release Wednesday that the complaint was filed in January through the school's hazing website. More...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Florida State University fraternity is suspended after an alleged hazing incident.
Omega Psi Phi's FSU chapter has been suspended by the University and the national organization, according to a member of the fraternity.
WTXL ABC 27 reached out to FSU which said they cannot comment at this time, but said hazing is not tolerated at the school.
WTXL ABC 27 also reached out to the fraternity's national headquarters but are still waiting to hear back. More...
If you happened to think America’s soul-searching regarding the traditions of the Greek system had in any way curbed the drinking and hazing habits of the fine youngsters inhabiting our fraternities and sororities, well: It hasn’t.
Bros will be bros. And 2015 was no exception to this rule.
In the past year, fraternities on college campuses across the country have met all our worst expectations.
They’ve been racist, murderous, have perpetuated rape culture (and, to be fair, been falsely accused of it once, too,) and have continued to terrorize impressionable teenaged pledges through sadistic hazing rituals.
Here’s a roundup of 2015’s most egregious fraternity fails: More...
The former president of a New York fraternity chapter linked to a pledge's death during a suspected hazing ritual testified on Monday that his fraternity secretly encouraged hazing.
Daniel Li, 23, of Queens, New York, who faces third-degree murder charges along with four fellow Baruch College Pi Delta Psi fraternity members, was called as a surprise witness in the death of Chun "Michael" Deng.
Li, who testified in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania District Court before Magisterial District Judge Richard Claypool, said the national office of his former fraternity publicly pretended to condemnhazing by its members.