Report: Drexel Police Investigating Second Frat for Sexual Assault

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Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house via Google Maps

A little more than a week since Drexel University suspended a fraternity amidst a sexual assault investigation, a second frat is allegedly being probed for a reported rape.

Campus police told 6ABC that the alleged incident at Pi Kappa Alpha, located at 210 N. 34th Street, was reported this past weekend. No other details have been offered.  Read more »

Penn State Warns of “End of Greek Life”

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Officials at Pennsylvania State University have threatened the “end of Greek life” if students in fraternities and sororities continue to violate regulations recently enacted by the school.

The rules – including a general moratorium on socials involving alcohol – were passed after the death of 19-year-old sophomore Timothy Piazza, who police say succumbed to injuries sustained during a fall at a Beta Theta Pi fraternity party.  Read more »

Penn State Launches “Aggressive” Greek Life Crackdown

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Penn State’s Beta Theta Pi fraternity house, where 19-year-old Timothy Piazza sustained injuries that led to his death in February. | Image via Google Maps

Pennsylvania State University will ban one fraternity and crack down on Greek life campuswide following the controversial death of a student, school officials announced on Thursday.  Read more »

AG: No Charges in Penn State Frat Suicide

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There will be no charges against a Penn State Altoona fraternity accused of hazing one pledge so badly he committed suicide.

Marquise Braham was 18 when he killed himself in March 2014 — the result, his family says, of a punishing cycle of hazing at the hands of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. But on Tuesday, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced that a grand jury had declined to bring evidence in the case, even though it found troubling examples of behavior in the matter. Read more »

Dad: Penn State Frat’s Hazing Led to Son’s Suicide

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A family that says hazing caused their son to take his own life is suing Penn State Altoona and the now-suspended fraternity they claim is responsible.

Marquise Braham was 18 when he killed himself in March 2014 — the result, his family says in the new lawsuit, of a punishing cycle of hazing at the hands of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. Read more »