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College Hazing

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.

Read: University of Kansas Cheerleaders Detail Naked Hazing Ritual

University of Kansas Cheerleaders Detail Naked Hazing Ritual

Two University of Kansas cheerleaders say they were forced to strip naked after incorrectly answering questions and were then placed in view of male alumni.

Read: 4 Plead Not Guilty to Charges in LSU Pledge Death

4 Plead Not Guilty to Charges in LSU Pledge Death

One man is facing a negligent homicide charge while three others are facing misdemeanor hazing charges in connection with the September 2017 death of a pledge.

Read: 5 Former FSU Fraternity Members Take Plea Deals in Hazing Death

5 Former FSU Fraternity Members Take Plea Deals in Hazing Death

Five of the nine men facing charges in connection with the hazing death of Andrew Coffey have accepted plea deals which all include jail time.

Read: Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Dropped in Penn State Hazing Death

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Dropped in Penn State Hazing Death

The involuntary manslaughter charges were refiled by prosecutors after the same judge dismissed the charges back in September.

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