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  1. It's not just Cal Poly a " racist frat video outrages NY campus, prompts suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud announced that the Theta Tau fraternity was suspended over videos with racist, sexist content. Syverud, described the video involving members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity, as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities.

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  2. Joseph Frederick - Huck' HunnicuttRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Coalfield.com

    "Huck" was virtually a lifelong resident of Norton, was a practicing attorney and partner in the Adkins & Hunnicutt Law Firm, and he was a business partner in the family owned and operated Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Norton.

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  3. Homophobic frat boys caught on tape breaking gay student's leg at a partyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Queerty

    No sooner had we published this disturbing video of a bunch of frat boys spouting racist, homophobic bile than we realized it would actually be the second most horrible homophobic frat story of the morning. Coming in at number one is this attack out of the University of Delaware that left a gay man hospitalized with a broken leg.

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  4. UA Little Rock responds to 'racially insensitive incident' involving video of fraternity and sororityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    UA Little Rock posted a statement on Facebook today from Chancellor Andrew Rogerson about what it described as a "racially insensitive incident" last weekend: "Over the weekend, there was a racially insensitive incident involving individuals within two Greek organizations at UA Little Rock. The students were singing a rap song that was recorded in a video that contained offensive lyrics."

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  5. Arraignments in fatal LSU hazing postponed until Friday due to library construction issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    LSU Police investigate at the Phi Delta Theta house on campus on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Maxwell Gruver died of alcohol poisoning while pledging the fraternity.

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  6. Kilgore College English Honor Society will induct 38 members May 4Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    Upsilon Delta, the Kilgore College chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta - the national English honor society for two-year colleges - will induct 38 students qualifying for membership this spring. The ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Devall Ballroom on the Kilgore campus.

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  7. Drexel prez: Tim Piazza's death still weighs on me. Tougher penalties for hazing necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Philly.com

    The measure – which unanimously passed the Senate on April 18 and is in the House for consideration - would require Pennsylvania colleges and universities to create anti-hazing policies and publish online a partial account of all hazing incidents. It would also add stiffer penalties for individuals and organizations accused of hazing and offer legal protections to those who call 911 to report an incident.

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  8. Syracuse frat suspended for - extremely racist' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Syracuse University suspended an engineering fraternity Wednesday after footage surfaced of members speaking and acting in ways "that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities," the university's chancellor said. The video - which The Daily Orange , Syracuse's independent student newspaper, obtained and published after the university declined to release it, citing its continuing investigation - includes a pledge "to always have hatred in my heart" for African-Americans, Hispanics and Jews, all of whom are referred to with slurs. 1 comment

  9. Take Back the Night at Alumni HallRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gustavus Adolphus College

    Join Gustavus' chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau as they host "Take Back The Night" 2018. Take Back the Night is an international event with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms.

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  10. Hygiene Drive at Tabling in Campus Center outside the CafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gustavus Adolphus College

    Alpha Sigma Tau is collecting items to donate to the women of the CADA shelter in Mankato. We will be tabling outside of the caf from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day. This is a list of items that are needed, but any items are welcome.

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  11. Frat Bros Break Gay Man's Leg in Alleged Homophobic Attack Caught on Video: WATCHRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Towleroad

    A gay man's leg was broken in an alleged homophobic attack by members of a University of Delaware fraternity at a joint-hosted Phi Gamma Delta and Kappa Sigma Xi-Lambda off-campus party last Friday. According to Valdez, he was invited to the party, taking place on North Chapel Road, and spent several hours there before the assault.

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  12. Greek life is part of Syracuse's larger cultural problemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    I'll start by saying this is not intended to be some broad takedown of Greek life at Syracuse. This blog has a long history of being fairly anti-Greek life , and there are good reasons for that, shaped by a combination of personal experiences, the public information at hand, and the fact that many defenders see zero problem with it's current form.

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  13. Positivity: Greeks for God - College ministry brings fraternities, sororities to ChristRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | BizzyBlog.com

    These communities, collectively known as Greek life, are known for attracting some of the highest achieving and most involved students. Some of the world's most influential leaders, including numerous U.S. presidents, 40 Supreme Court justices, a majority of the members of Congress, and 43 out of 50 of the world's most powerful CEOs were once involved in Greek life during their college years.

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  14. Chattanoogan: Alan Cates Helped UT Dedicate Torchbearer Statue 50 Years AgoRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    For many University of Tennessee at Knoxville alumni and supporters, the Torchbearer statue by Circle Park is an iconic landmark that emits deep feelings of pride.

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  15. Pets Come First Caring for Pig That Wandered into Fraternity's YardRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

    A fraternity found Bowie the pig in their backyard. He's now being cared for by Pets Come First.

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  16. The Two Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Reveal The Police Acted Even Worse Than We ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NewsOne

    They were put in handcuffs, arrested and in jail for eight hours. If you missed it, see the video below.

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  17. Syracuse suspends fraternity as racist, anti-Semitic video foundRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A fraternity at Syracuse University has been suspended after racist anti-Semitic videos of members surfaced in the student newspaper. "I solemnly swear to always have hatred in my heart for n-----rs, sp*cs and most importantly the f--kin' k-kes," one young man in Theta Tau says during a sketch published by the Daily Orange.

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  18. UPUA Funds Late-Night Coffee For Finals WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Onward State

    The University Park Undergraduate Association met Wednesday to fund late-night coffee for students during finals week and elect liaisons for the Pennsylvania Association of State-Related Students and Movin' On. The Assembly heard special presentations to kick off the meeting from Career Services, which will deploy a single-system career management and recruiting platform over the summer, and student trustee Mike Hoeschele, who explained his role and answered questions about the Board of Trustees.

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  19. Fraternity house plans, ordinance amends approved by DeKalb Planning and Zoning CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb Principal Planner Dan Olson goes over an ordinance amendment to provide permitted and special uses to properties on Pappas Drive during Wednesday's Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. DeKALB - Final plans for a rehabilitated Northern Illinois University fraternity house on Blackhawk Road were approved without opposition Wednesday by the DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission.

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  20. Jewish groups to celebrate Israeli Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Students plan to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut - Hebrew for Independence Day - on Thursday. The celebrations will mark Israel's 70th year as an independent Jewish state.

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