College Hazing

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.

Read: 4 Ex-Fraternity Members Sentenced in 2013 Baruch College Hazing Death

4 Ex-Fraternity Members Sentenced in 2013 Baruch College Hazing Death

Four former members of Pi Delta Psi at Baruch College were sentenced for their role in the 2013 hazing death of freshman pledge Michael Deng.

Read: Grand Jury Recommends Criminal Charges in FSU Frat Hazing Death

Grand Jury Recommends Criminal Charges in FSU Frat Hazing Death

An autopsy determined 20-year-old Pi Kappa Phi pledge Andrew Coffey died of acute alcohol poisoning and had a blood alcohol content of .447.

Read: Fraternity Found Guilty in 2013 Hazing Death of Baruch College Pledge

Fraternity Found Guilty in 2013 Hazing Death of Baruch College Pledge

The organization was found guilty of five felonies and two misdemeanors after a pledge died from a traumatic brain injury.

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