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College Hazing

Read: Delaware State University Student Dies in Crash Following Alleged Hazing

Delaware State University Student Dies in Crash Following Alleged Hazing

A student died after he allegedly lost control of the wheel due to sleep deprivation from hazing. Three other students were seriously injured in the crash.

Read: 6 Tragedies That Spurred Harsher Anti-Hazing Laws

6 Tragedies That Spurred Harsher Anti-Hazing Laws

Most recent is Tim’s Law, signed in October, which was inspired by the tragic hazing death of Penn State pledge Timothy Piazza.

Read: Penn State Releases First Hazing Report Required Under Tim’s Law

Penn State Releases First Hazing Report Required Under Tim’s Law

Of the 31 hazing incidents that occurred on Penn State’s 20 campuses from 2013 to 2018, only three did not involve Greek organizations.

Read: Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide

Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a Northwestern student who took her own life says sorority hazing contributed to her daughter’s death.

Read: Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Ninteen-year-old David Bogenberger died in 2012 following a pledge initiation event at Northern Illinois University’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Read: WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

Nolan Burch died from acute alcohol poisoning and cardiac arrest after pledging West Virginia University’s Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Read: Anti-Hazing Bill Says All Hazing Crimes Must be Reported

Anti-Hazing Bill Says All Hazing Crimes Must be Reported

Congressman Lance leads the Report and Educate About Hazing Act to make sure anti-hazing measures are effective on college campuses.

Read: National Organization Governing Fraternities Bans Alcohol

National Organization Governing Fraternities Bans Alcohol

The NIC has banned fraternities from serving hard alcohol at chapter events in an effort to reduce alcohol abuse and hazing tragedies.

Read: Ex-Penn State Frat Member Sentenced in Piazza Hazing Death

Ex-Penn State Frat Member Sentenced in Piazza Hazing Death

The defendant pleaded guilty in June to nine misdemeanor charges, including four counts of hazing and five counts of unlawful acts related to alcohol.

Read: Louisiana Governor Signs Tougher Anti-Hazing Bills into Law

Louisiana Governor Signs Tougher Anti-Hazing Bills into Law

One of the bills, named The Max Gruver Act, was inspired by the hazing death of a Louisiana State fraternity pledge and holds organizations and individuals more accountable.

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