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Fraternity Hazing

College Hazing Death Ruled A Homicide

AP | Posted 02.14.2014 | College

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- The death of a New York City college student in what authorities have called a fraternity ritual has been ruled a homicide, ...

Nearly A Dozen Students Charged With Hazing

AP | Posted 02.08.2014 | College

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An attorney representing at least one of 11 University of Georgia students accused of hazing denied allegations that fraternity p...

Frat's Hazing Ritual Allegedly Involved Taping Liquor Bottles To Hands

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.03.2014 | College

Four Sigma Chi fraternity members at Florida State University were arrested late last week for misdemeanor hazing charges following a three-month poli...

Pledges Allegedly Forced To Rub Hot Sauce Into Their Crotches During Hazing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Seven members of Zeta Alpha Phi at the State University of New York-Canton were charged with first-degree hazing Wednesday in connection with a series...

'Nation's Oldest Local Fraternity' Permanently Banned After Pledge Lost Testicle

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

A fraternity that claims the title as the "nation's oldest local fraternity" will never again be recognized by Wilmington College in Ohio. Gamma P...

Deadliest Frat's Icy 'Torture' Of Pledges Evokes Tarantino Films

Bloomberg News | Posted 12.30.2013 | College

On a chilly March night, Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers ordered Justin Stuart to recite the fraternity’s creed. “The true gentleman,” said the ...

A Lifetime Ban For Frat After Hazing Death

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) -- A college in New York City has banned a fraternity after a student's death in an alleged initiation ritual in Pennsylvania. Baruch...

Student Arrested, Frat Suspended For Hazing Incident

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

A West Virginia University fraternity was kicked off campus and a student arrested due to a violation of the school's hazing policy. A pledge to Ph...

College Student Dies Following Frat's Pledging Ritual

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

A freshman at Baruch College in New York died as the result of injuries during a fraternity pledging ritual this weekend, the school confirmed Wednesd...

Northwestern's Disciplinary System Is Broken

The Daily Northwestern | Posted 12.09.2013 | College

Sean Lavery’s face was red with blood. His cheeks and forehead were bruised. A plastic tube ran through his battered nostrils. It was May 19, 2012, ...

Reports of Hazing Increase at Wake Forest University, Kappa Sigma Fraternity Loses Charter

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 02.05.2014 | College
The Old Gold & Black

Trapped in a basement. Stuck living in a pen created for animals with a dozen other grown men. Forced to eat inedible food only from a trough. Ordered to sit in other people's vomit. This sounds like a scene out of a horror movie, but it is actually a scene from a fraternity ritual at Wake Forest University.

Frat Pledge Loses Testicle In Hazing Ritual

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.08.2013 | College

A Wilmington College fraternity pledge lost a testicle in a recent hazing incident. According to an affidavit obtained by The Smoking Gun and other...

Media's Misrepresentation of Dartmouth

Rebecca Rothfeld | Posted 10.16.2013 | College
Rebecca Rothfeld

The latest in the school's long line of highly publicized offenses is the widely condemned "Bloods and Crips" party recently co-hosted by the Alpha Delta fraternity and the Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Everybody's On Capitol Hill -- Even Frats!

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.25.2013 | College

Fraternities and sororities have their own lobbying group on Capitol Hill, fighting for tax breaks for frat houses and opposing an anti-hazing measure...

New Rules Imposed On Frats After Alleged 'Butt-Chugging' Incident

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2013 | College

An embarrassing incident at a University of Tennessee fraternity, involving allegations that a student was "butt-chugging," has resulted in a series o...

$5 Million Frat House Closed

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.31.2013 | College

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Virginia Tech has had its charter revoked due to multiple student conduct violations. But the real loss may be the...

12 Charged With Manslaughter In Drum Major's Death

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 05.04.2013 | College

ORLANDO, Fla. — Twelve former Florida A&M University band members were charged Monday with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major...

Fraternity Banned For 'Mentally Scarring,' 'Sexually Humiliating'

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 03.13.2013 | College

Cornell University will no longer recognize the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity after two of its pledges were hospitalized following a "mentally scarring" ...

When Will Hazing End?

Chelsea Hirsch | Posted 02.19.2013 | College
Chelsea Hirsch

There's no need for hazing to continue. Despite popular belief, it is not a right of passage. I can proudly say that I was not hazed, and I don't feel like any less of a sister because of that. If anything, I feel better about being part of an organization where I am valued and respected.

22 Fraternity Members Charged With Hazing After Student Dies

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 02.16.2013 | College

CHICAGO — About half of the 22 fraternity members charged with hazing after a pledge died following a night of heavy drinking in Illinois had tu...

Missing ASU Student A Victim Of Hazing?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | College

Arizona State University freshman Jack Culolias has been missing since Nov. 30 amid family concerns that fraternity hazing might have played a part, a...

FAMU Remembers Robert Champion

Posted 11.20.2012 | College

Florida A&M University marked one year since drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death by fellow members of the university's famed Marching 100 b...

One University's Big, Fat, (Mysterious) Greek Crackdown | Posted 01.13.2013 | College

On Nov. 1, Washington University's chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon was suspended and told to halt operations indefinitely due to an ongoing investigation...

Harmless Hazing | Posted 10.26.2012 | College

Tonight’s Dartmouth Night ceremonies signal the traditional beginning of Homecoming weekend. The massive bonfire serves as the capstone of the night...

ANOTHER Hazing Incident At FAMU

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.22.2012 | College

Florida A&M University has placed the Kappa Psi Psi professional sorority on "inactive status," interim President Dr. Larry Robinson announced last we...