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  1. Bontrager selected for Chi Omega chapter at SamfordRead the original story

    Yesterday | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    Five National Panhellenic Conference organizations at Samford including Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, Phi Mu and Zeta Tau Alpha held recruitment activities this fall.

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  2. Members quit Tufts sorority as transgender student's application is delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    When a transgender student from rural Maine arrived at Tufts University in fall 2015, joining a sorority was the last thing on her mind. But in September, the 19-year-old sophomore decided to rush the Tufts chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi, believing that it was an accepting group where she would feel welcome.

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  3. Members quit in support of transgender recruit Half the members of a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Half the members of a sorority at Tufts University in Massachusetts have quit in protest to their national organization's opposition to a transgender recruit. The New England Cable News reports about 46 members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi left the sorority in October after the national headquarters discovered one candidate was transgender.

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  4. 7 charged over alleged sorority hazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | 24 Hours

    ... be initiation of sorts for a sorority." But a spokesman for the university said the suspected sorority -- Alpha Omicron Pi -- is not recognized at the upstate school. Facing first-degree hazing charges are: Katrina Bergvoy, Heaven Guanco, Monica ...

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  5. Delayed approval to a transgender woman prompts half a sorority chapter to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Bellingham Herald

    Members of the Alpha Omicron Pi Delta chapter at Tufts University in Massachusetts were considering pledges in September, just like any other year, when they reached "Samantha." Samantha is a pseudonym being used to identify the transgender woman who was looking to take a place at the sorority.

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  6. Former pledge speaks out about underground UAlbany sororityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... is what the student calls her two weeks of pledging a sorority who claimed to be an underground version of Alpha Omicron Pi. "It was just like a lot of verbal aggression towards us. They would say like you're worthless or you're a stupid *****. Some ...

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  7. Seven college students are charged with hazing after they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Daily Mail

    ... officers observed four victims being subjected to what appeared to be an initiation ritual for the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. One of the victims required immediate medical attention and she was later transported to Albany Medical Center to be ...

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  8. Sorority Members Walk Out When Told to 'Hold Off' on Transgender MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | ABC News

    More than half of the members of Alpha Omicron Pi's chapter at Tufts University left the group to protest what they said was a delay in admitting a transgender student. The student, who has asked to remain anonymous, was eventually admitted into the Delta chapter of the sorority -- although she ultimately left in protest as well.

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  9. 7 charged after Albany sorority pledges doused with urine-smelling liquid, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | SILive.com

    Seven University at Albany students were arrested early Thursday after they were accused of initiating new pledges into their sorority by blindfolding them, making them eat mud, and drenching them in a scuzzy bath of rotten eggs, rotten milk and a liquid that smelled like urine. The stomach-turning methods used by the sorority members of Alpha Omicron Pi caused one sickened victim to be sent to Albany Medical Center Hospital after she experienced an allergic reaction in which she suffered a shortness of breath, redness to her face, chest burning and swelling to her eyes, city police said.

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  10. Seven UAlbany Students Face Hazing ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Your News Now

    Police were called to the 400 block around 1 a.m. Thursday morning for a noise complaint. Officers say they found four victims inside, appearing to be involved in a sorority initiation into Alpha Omicron Pi.

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  11. 7 UAlbany students accused of hazing 4 people during sorority initiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... basement at 468 Hamilton Street in Albany. The student says she was being initiated into a sorority called Alpha Omicron Pi when she says she and other pledges were blind folded, told to get on the ground and forced to eat mud and dirt while having ...

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  12. Members of Tufts University quit sorority chapter over transgender student's rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Fox News

    Dozens of members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi at Tufts University quit in protest after its national headquarters denied a prospective member because they identified as transgender. One member, Kristin Reeves, told New England Cable News that the national headquarters told the Tufts chapter that accepting a transgender student would've infringed on the organization's Title 9 status as a single-sex organization.

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  13. Tufts University sorority members support transgender recruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | New York Daily News

    The national Alpha Omicron Pi sorority cited Title 9 as a reason for refusing the gender non-conforming student, a member said.

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  14. Sorority members quit in support of transgender recruitRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Half the members of a sorority at Tufts University in Massachusetts have quit in protest to their national organization's opposition to a transgender recruit. The New England Cable News reports about 46 members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi left the sorority in October after the national headquarters discovered one candidate was transgender.

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  15. Half of Mass. sorority quits over transgender issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | CBS News

    Half the members of a sorority at Tufts University in Massachusetts have quit in protest to their national organization's opposition to a transgender recruit. The New England Cable News reports about 46 members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi left the sorority in October after the national headquarters discovered one candidate was transgender.

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  16. Sorority Members Quit in Support of Trans RecruitRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | ABC News

    Half the members of a sorority at Tufts University in Massachusetts have quit in protest to their national organization's opposition to a transgender recruit. The New England Cable News reports about 46 members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi left the sorority in October after the national headquarters discovered one candidate was transgender.

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  17. Sorority members quit over transgender recruit controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | The Progress

    Half the members of a sorority at Tufts University have quit in protest to their national organization's opposition to a transgender recruit. The New England Cable News reports about 46 members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi left the sorority in October after the national headquarters discovered the unnamed candidate was a transgender woman.

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  18. How the University of Alabama became a national playerRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2016 | University Business

    ... thing Bama is famous for: Greek life. Banners flew along Colonial Drive after the August rush. One, for Alpha Omicron Pi, descended over four white pillars boasting, with a pun on the house's floral symbol, of recruiting success: "We Rose Higher ...

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  19. Half the members of Tufts sorority quit when national won't let them add transgender memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Universal Hub

    Tufts Daily reports on the action by members of the Tufts chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi after the national told them they couldn't accept a transgender person. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  20. Southeastern Louisiana University crowns homecoming royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University crowned homecoming queen Maggie Hinson and king Justin Bankston during halftime of the university's homecoming game on Oct. 22. Hinson is a junior kinesiology major from Denham Springs, is active in Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the National Society of Leadership and Success and has been named to the president's and dean's lists. Bankston is a senior computer science major from Loranger, is a member of Kappa Alpha Order, Order of Omega, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Upsilon Pi Epsilon, received the Green 'S' Award and is listed in the 2016 Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.

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