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.
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 »
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 »
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 »