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Swarthmore Suspends Frat Activity Amid Backlash Over Leaked Letters

Swarthmore College has suspended all fraternity activity on its campus amid outrage over leaked documents written by former members of the college’s Phi Psi fraternity — and […]

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Feds Say Fired Philly Fraternity Official Embezzled More Than $1 Million

Kappa Alpha Psi is a 108-year-old college fraternity headquartered in Philadelphia. The fraternity, which has some 700 chapters across the United States, claims among its […]

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Drexel Frat Sued by Parents of Son Severely Injured in Fight

Parents of a former Drexel University student have sued several fraternity members at the school whom they say failed to call for help when their […]

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Timothy Piazza’s Parents Ask PSU to Punish Students, Employees

The parents of Timothy Piazza, the 19-year-old Pennsylvania State University sophomore who died in February after succumbing to injuries he sustained frat party, have asked […]

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Drexel Frat Suspended for Five Years

A Drexel University fraternity has been suspended for five years. Tau Kappa Epsilon, located at 3421 Powelton Ave., was already temporarily suspended earlier this month amidst […]

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Report: Drexel Police Investigating Second Frat for Sexual Assault

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 […]

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Frank Fina of the Porngate Scandal Will Defend Indicted PSU Frat President

Former state prosecutor Frank Fina, a major character in the Porngate email scandal, will defend the indicted former president of the Pennsylvania State University fraternity embedded in […]

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Drexel Suspends Frat Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Drexel University has suspended a fraternity under investigation amid two sexual assault allegations. The university has […]

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If Pennsylvania’s Drinking Age Were Lower, Timothy Piazza Would Be Alive

I have a niece who is British. A couple of years ago she visited and stayed with my daughter, who attends a large out-of-state university. […]

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18 Penn State Frat Members Charged in Pledge’s Death

This is a developing story. Eighteen fraternity members at Pennsylvania State University have been charged in the death of 19-year-old sophomore Timothy Piazza, who died in […]

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Penn State Warns of “End of Greek Life”

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 […]

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Penn State Launches “Aggressive” Greek Life Crackdown

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 […]

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Penn State Bans Alcohol From Frat Parties

Pennsylvania State University has temporarily banned alcohol at fraternity parties after a student died during an on-campus social gathering last week.

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Why PSU Frat Whistleblower Wants to Keep Case in Philadelphia

The battle over the venue of former Penn State student James Vivenzio‘s court case against the university continued this morning when a judge heard a motion filed by Vivenzio’s […]

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Why Frat Scandals at Penn State and Elsewhere Actually Matter

It was awful when we discovered that a Penn State fraternity had allegedly been posting pictures of nude, unconscious college women on a secret Facebook […]