fraternity

Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Swarthmore College students
AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
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Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018.
Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP
December 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexually assault...
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Rich Braham
Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP, File
September 10, 2018 - 10:06 am
By John Rogers, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Piazza and Marquise Braham told their parents they just wanted to make some new friends by joining fraternities while away at college. Neither got much of a chance: They died before their 20th birthdays, after brutal fraternity hazing rituals...
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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
August 24, 2018 - 2:53 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge is dismissing the most serious charges filed in a pledge's fatal injuries suffered inside a Penn State fraternity house. District Judge Carmine Prestia on Friday dismissed charges including involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, saying the evidence is...
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New Temple University signage on the southbound side of Cecil B. Moore station
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Molly Daly
August 08, 2018 - 4:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More charges have been leveled against the former president of a now-suspended Temple University fraternity chapter. Ari Goldstein — already headed to trial on sexual assault and related offenses in connection with an alleged incident in February at the Alpha Epsilon...
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In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Burke, left, who was a fraternity brother at Penn State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter, walks with his attorney Philip Masorti.
Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File
July 31, 2018 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 2:16 p.m. BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of drinking and hazing last year was sentenced to three months' house arrest on Tuesday. Ryan Burke had pleaded guilty to four...
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New Temple University signage on the southbound side of Cecil B. Moore station
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Kristen Johanson
July 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple University fraternity president accused of sexual assault last winter faced a judge on Thursday morning as the alleged victim in the case testified about what happened on the night in question. Judge Lydia Kirkland upheld charges of attempted rape, sexual...
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Jim and Evelyn Piazza
Abby Drey /Centre Daily Times via AP, File
May 07, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Eleven more members of a Penn State fraternity are headed to trial over the death of a pledge after a judge ruled Monday prosecutors put on enough evidence to support hazing and alcohol-related criminal charges. Judge Steven Lachman also...
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Jim and Evelyn Piazza stand by as Centre County, Pa., prosecutors discuss an investigation into the death of their son Timothy Piazza
Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File
May 02, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge's illness is delaying a hearing for members of a Penn State fraternity charged after the FBI recovered security camera footage from a basement bar area the night a pledge was fatally injured. Twelve members of the shuttered Beta...
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