Collegiate organizations - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Collegiate organizations Father: Pledge who died after hazing treated like 'roadkill' NEW YORK (AP) — Penn State fraternity brothers who ordered a pledge to guzzle alcohol and failed to get adequate care for him after he twice fell down a flight of stairs treated him like "roadkill," his father said Monday, days after criminal charges in his death were filed against 18 frat members. Jim Piazza, the father of 19-year-old engineering student... Mon, 15 May 2017 23:18:00 GMT 2017-05-15T23:18:00Z 4 plead guilty to manslaughter in fraternity hazing death STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four men facing the most serious charges in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual that resulted in the 2013 death of a New York City college student pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter. Fraternity members at Pi Delta Psi admitted they physically abused Chun "Michael" Deng, a Baruch College student, then tried to cover it up... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-05-15T21:54:00Z Family: Son's Death ‘Premeditated’ And 'Torture' The father of a Penn State student who died after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual says his son was treated like "roadkill." Nineteen-year-old engineering... Mon, 15 May 2017 18:49:00 GMT 2017-05-15T18:49:00Z Documents offer harrowing timeline of frat's deadly night Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside a Penn State University fraternity in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of a pledge. The video from cameras inside Beta Theta Pi, interviews with students and text messages allowed them to build a detailed timeline of what happened to ... Wed, 10 May 2017 19:13:00 GMT 2017-05-10T19:13:00Z Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Eighteen Penn State fraternity brothers have been charged with crimes ranging up to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a pledge who authorities say repeatedly fell down a flight of stairs after he and others were made to run a gantlet of drinking stations guzzling vodka, beer and wine. Beta Theta Pi members resisted getting he... Sat, 06 May 2017 08:08:00 GMT 2017-05-06T08:08:00Z Georgia governor approves carrying concealed guns on campus ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia's public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto of a campus-carry measure last year. Deal shocked fellow Republicans with the tone of last year's veto message, which referenced oppos... Fri, 05 May 2017 00:56:00 GMT 2017-05-05T00:56:00Z Seth Rogen 'proud to be a Pike' after joining fraternity BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Seth Rogen has gone from battling a fraternity to joining one. The actor who played a new dad doing battle with a rowdy fraternity in "Neighbors" has officially joined the Pi Kappa Alpha chapter at the University of Vermont. Rogen paid a visit to the fraternity Monday after the brothers raised $32,000 for his Hila... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:40:00 GMT 2017-04-19T13:40:00Z Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves in 1838 in order to raise money to pay off the college's debts. The school has renamed two buildings in honor of two of the 272 people sold. Their descendants gathered on the Georgetown campus for a dedicati... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:11:00 GMT 2017-04-19T10:11:00Z Rolling Stone settles, but fight over rape story isn't over RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator's lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren't over. Attorneys for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo announced this week that they reached a confidential settlement over the 2014 story "A Rape on Campus... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:03:00 GMT 2017-04-12T18:03:00Z Penn State bans frat where student was fatally injured Penn State University on Thursday permanently banned a fraternity after a pledge was fatally injured last month and announced additional steps to curb underage drinking throughout the university system. The university revoked its recognition of the school's chapter of Beta Theta Pi after it said an investigation found "a persistent pattern" of excessive a... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:23:00 GMT 2017-03-30T21:23:00Z The Latest: Trump meets with leaders of black colleges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with the leaders of the nation's historically black colleges and universities at the White House, committing to a partnership between his administration and the schools. Trump gathered with presidents ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:27:00 GMT 2017-02-27T23:27:00Z College Republicans sorry for Hitler-themed Valentine's card MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — A Central Michigan University Republican student group is apologizing for a Valentine's Day card that mocks Jews who died in the Holocaust. The College Republicans group handed out gift bags to students Wednesday night, including one with a card that said "my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews." It had a photo of Adolf Hitler and was signed "XOXO, Co... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:16:00 GMT 2017-02-09T16:16:00Z At liberal Columbia U, Gorsuch raised a conservative voice NEW YORK (AP) — As a conservative student at Columbia University in the mid-1980s, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was a political odd man out, and he was determined to speak up. "It is not fashionable at Columbia to be anything other than a pro-Sandinista, anti-Reagan" protester, the then-sophomore wrote in a campus newspaper. "Only in an atmosphere where all voices are ... Sun, 05 Feb 2017 17:28:00 GMT 2017-02-05T17:28:00Z Students: Chancellor failed minorities on pro-white agitator MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor's response to a student trying to set up a pro-white group on campus further alienates minorities as they struggle for a better campus experience, student leaders said Friday. The student's effort to set up a campus chapter of the American Freedom Party — whose platform includes "prioriti... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-01-27T21:55:00Z Walker's Wisconsin tuition idea shuffles political alliances MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut tuition at the University of Wisconsin and use taxpayer funds to pay for it is shaking up normal political alliances with some Democrats expressing support while skeptical fellow Republicans worry it could put the state on a path toward socialist Bernie Sanders' free college tuition plan. ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:07:00 GMT 2017-01-12T06:07:00Z 15-year suspension for Nevada fraternity where pledge died RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fraternity on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno where an 18-year-old pledge died in October has been suspended for 15 years for violating the school's alcohol policy. The school said in a statement Tuesday its Office of Student Conduct launched an investigation at the Sigma Nu Fraternity on Oct. 17 after learning the freshman pledge candidate w... 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