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Fraternity Hazing

String Of Scandals Attracts Extra Scrutiny For USC Greek Life

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.03.2014 | College

After a string of recent scandals, Greek life at the University of Southern California could undergo some serious changes. Just last month, the uni...

The Good in the Greek System -- And Why It's Worth Saving

Jordan Jayson | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Jordan Jayson

I fear that Greek life could become obsolete in my lifetime. Excessive hazing is robbing students of an opportunity to make deep connections that last a lifetime.

The 'Messy, Controversial And Often Disruptive' World Of Greek Life

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.25.2014 | College

This week has been an especially explosive one in the world of college Greek life. Photos of a wildly inappropriate sign at a Texas Tech University fr...

Fraternities Create New Education Effort To Tackle Problem Behaviors

The Hufington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.24.2014 | College

Beginning this fall, eight major fraternal organizations will launch a new education effort aimed at preventing and intervening against sexual and rel...

President Lashes Out At 'Stupid' Hazing That Caused Student's Death

AP | Posted 09.07.2014 | College

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity ...

Former Frat Boy Recalls Hazing Pledges 'In A Pool Of Urine And Vomit'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Author Andrew Lohse pulls back the curtain on the "psychological coercion" and "culture of misogyny" in Dartmouth College's fraternity scene in his ne...

Frat Pledge Dies On Hike, Found Without Shoes Or Water

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

July 3 (Reuters) - A California university fraternity has been ordered to stop all activities after a student died on hiking trip with group members...

14 Charged After Pledge Loses Testicle In Hazing

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | College

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Police have charged 14 people with participating in a fraternity hazing incident that ended with a southwest Ohio college st...

Tyler Kingkade

Frat Is More Popular Than Ever 2 Years After Hazing Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.24.2014 | College

Few fraternity houses have received as much national attention as the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at Dartmouth College, and much of that is thanks to ...

Father Blames Son's Suicide On Fraternity Hazing

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2014 | College

By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20 (Reuters) - Authorities are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Penn State student who ...

Fraternity Takes Bold Stand To Combat Hazing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.12.2014 | College

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will no longer allow pledging in an effort to prevent hazing, the national organization announced late Friday. "Effe...

Frat Members Allegedly Beat Pledge Until His Butt Was Bleeding

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | College

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Six fraternity members at an Ohio university have been charged with hazing a pledge by beating him with paddles. Police at the U...

Mothers (and Fathers), Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Bullies

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

A few key names to consider: Richie Incognito, Chris Christie, Michael Dunn; the Baruch College fraternity boys. What do they have in common, this odd group of disparate males? Bullying. Unacceptably aggressive behavior. "Boys will be boys" mentality. Yes, it's a motley crew.

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...