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FAMU hazing civil appeal

FAMU lawyers say the school should be immune from the parents' lawsuit because Champion voluntarily participated in the hazing, an illegal assembly …

Cal Poly Pomona Fraternity Sanctioned for Hazing

A Cal Poly Pomona fraternity has been sanctioned for hazing.<p>The university's Office of Judicial Affairs investigated Sigma Nu and found that the …

Two charged with involuntary manslaughter in VSU hazing incident

Two of four young men accused of hazing in the aftermath of the April drownings of two Virginia State University students were in custody Tuesday …

Bethune-Cookman hazing death lawsuit

On their way home later that morning, one of the pledges fell asleep while driving, the lawsuit alleges. Police records show that Thomas, a sophomore …

FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner agrees to plea in Champion's death

FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner, who claimed he was drum major Robert Champion's "protector" and not an attacker, agreed today to plead no contest …

Entertainment

Tidewater Comicon in Virginia Beach<p>When I moved to fair Virginia Beach from the Pittsburgh area many moons ago, it struck me that any time of year …

Family claims hazing in suit over B-CU band member's death

Bethune-Cookman University failed to stop fraternity hazing which led to the death of a Marching Wildcat band member, according to a lawsuit filed in …

SUNY Potsdam task force says fraternities, sororities worth saving

POTSDAM — There still are more questions than answers after the SUNY Potsdam Greek Life Task Force’s first few months of gathering information, but …

Editorial: University better without fraternity

Our view: Thank goodness an organization as insolent as Sigma Chi is no longer part of Chico State.<p>It should be embarrassing to be a member of Sigma …

Fraternities

Man pleads to charges in hazing case

YOUNGSTOWN<p>One of nine men charged in a Youngstown State University fraternity hazing case that sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries has …

VSU standing by its zero tolerance of hazing

Reeling from two deaths and criminal charges against students, Virginia State University on Tuesday reiterated its zero-tolerance policy toward …

Hazing incidents weigh heavily on VSU

Some universities burnish a reputation for academic excellence. Others make headlines in the athletic arena.<p>Virginia State University has accumulated …

Fraternities

FAMU hazing Rikki Wills trial

Hancock, who did not reveal the state's offer, and assistant state attorney Nicole Pegues estimated the trial will take at least four days to present …

Victim's family: Hazing must end

Five of them were rescued, but Holmes, along with 19-year-old Marvell Edmondson of Portsmouth, did not survive.<p>As a result, four men have been …

FAMU hazing Champion lawsuit

The drum major's parents, Robert and Pamela Champion of Decatur, Ga., sued FAMU, Fabulous Coach Lines and a bus driver over the fatal hazing of their …

Victim in alleged VSU fraternity hazing says student president wrongly charged

The alleged victim in a hazing incident last year that involved Virginia State University fraternity members says the president of VSU’s student …

Crime