Hazing

Police reopened a criminal investigation into hazing at Alpha Phi Alpha at Virginia Tech. This comes after the university failed to follow its own protocol of sharing the results of its investigation with local authorities.

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a Buffalo State College Basketball Playe. His family believes he was made to drink something toxic while pledging for Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Philip Banks III, the top uniformed official in the New York City Police Department, has resigned as chief of department on the eve of a promotion. In a…

TMZ is reporting that Jonathan Martin finally broke his silence and addressed the media regarding his departure from the NFL and his desire to return to…

According to TMZ Sports, the Former Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin says that guard Richie Incognito hazed him beyond any sort of acceptable behavior and because of this he…

The Marching 100 has returned to FAMU. The storied marching band known for its fancy footwork and its bombastic support of FAMU’s football team, the…

There are more than 130 registered student organizations at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, but none of the clubs will be taking in new members this spring and fall. FAMU President James Ammons announced on Tuesday that membership intake for all student organizations, sororities and fraternities is cancelled, and the summer band camp also […]

The students are facing misdemeanor hazing charges after reports surfaced that other band members were punched and paddled during initiations rituals which started last September.  The expelled students will get an opportunity to appeal their cases before a student judicial committee.  Last November, investigartors say the death of drum major Robert Champion was a homicide as […]

The recent death of Florida A&M band-member, Robert Champion, has once again put the spotlight on the issue of hazing on college campuses. College students seeking membership into fraternities, sororities — or in Champion’s case, competitive bands — many times endure physical and mental hazing rituals that are extremely dangerous to their health. The physical […]

Administrators on college campuses across the nation are charged with the task of facing the reality of hazing. Cornell University is unfortunately all too familiar with the detrimental affects of fraternity and sorority hazing after the February death of a 19-year old sophomore found non-responsive in a fraternity house. In his Op-ed piece for the […]

BAKERSFIELD, CA-Four Members of Kappa Alpha Psi, a historically African American fraternity, are charged with felonious assault for allegedly beating pledges ans shooting them with a BB gun. The report was initiated through Mercy Hospital when a 25-year-old man was admitted to the hospital as a result of his injuries. The investigation revealed that between […]

Do Black Fraternities And Sororities Rely On Violence When Hazing? While their White counterparts rely on alcohol during hazing?