School districts take steps to comply with new anti-hazing law that applies to 7th to 12th graders

by Webmaster8/5/2016

A new state law aimed at ending hazing that went into effect July 25 extends the consequences of hazing down to 7th to 12th graders.

The law was drafted in the wake of an alleged incident at Conestoga High School where football players were accused of sodomizing a freshman player with a broomstick. Previously, the state anti-hazing law applied only to college students not those in secondary schools.

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U. of C. student sues fraternity over incident of hazing

by Webmaster7/29/2016

A University of Chicago (U. of C.) student is suing the Illinois chapter and national organization of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

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3 Defendants, Fraternity Challenge Hazing Death Evidence

by Webmaster7/26/2016

Three former fraternity brothers and the group itself are challenging evidence in the upcoming criminal trial over a pledge's death during a hazing ritual in the eastern Pennsylvania mountains.

The Pocono Record  reports a Monroe County judge held a hearing Monday on the challenges filed by the former Baruch College fraternity brothers Sheldon Won, Raymond Lam and Kenny Kwan— and the Pi Delta Psi fraternity, itself.

They want the judge to throw out some statements made to police and other evidence. The judge didn't immediately rule.

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Radford fraternity suspended during hazing investigation

by Webmaster4/14/2016

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...

Student Allegedly Forced To Eat Cat Food In Towson University Hazing Incident

by Webmaster4/7/2016

The investigation continues into an alleged hazing incident off-campus at Towson University. Now this is more fallout for the fraternity allegedly involved. The fraternity is still suspended at Towson, but it’s not the first time. Other TKE chapters have been banned from campuses across the country. Towson University and Baltimore County police are still investigating claims that a student was nearly poisoned while pledging the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. “

Everyone here knows now. But had that not come to light, nobody would know about it. They would still be here,” said Jared Welsh, student.

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FSU Fraternity Suspended for Alleged Hazing

by Webmaster2/18/2016

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...

Nick Jonas Spotlights Frat Hazing in 'Goat': "People Get Carried Away and It Gets Ugly"

by Webmaster1/25/2016

The Andrew Neel film follows a college kid who rushes his brother's fraternity to reclaim his masculinity — to brutal results.

In Goat, which premiered at Sundance Friday, Nick Jonas plays a frat member whose brother -- played by Ben Schnetzer -- decides to join Greek life, and undergoes hazing.

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