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  1. After 10 years of renovations, Phi Kappa Psi house a sight to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | The News-Gazette

    How up to date is the new Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Illinois campus? Well, according to chapter adviser Todd Salen, the renovated digs should provide a firm foundation for the next 100 years. The century-old house underwent a $4 million overhaul that took about 10 years to complete.

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  2. Northwestern Dedicates Transformational Martin Stadium & Hutcheson FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Northwestern University

    ... Friday afternoon, and for some, remembering as well. Lanny and Chap met 52 years ago on the front porch of the Phi Kappa Psi house on Sheridan Road. They both graduated in '68 and ended up in the Army, and then they drifted apart before reconnecting ...

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  3. Lawsuits against Rolling Stone move forward despite objectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Cavalier Daily

    The Alpha chapter of Phi Kappa Psi sued Rolling Stone after the now retracted article about an alleged rape at the fraternity was published. Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore denied Rolling Stone Magazine's attorneys' attempt to strike down the Virginia Alpha chapter of Phi Kappa Psi's $25 million lawsuit against Rolling Stone, Sabrina Erdely, Wenner Media and Straight Arrow Publishers Aug. 31. The defendants filed a demurrer, also known as an objection that questions the legal sufficiency of a pleading, to the fraternity's lawsuit last March.

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  4. ACCOUNTABILITY: Fraternity's lawsuit against Rolling Stone...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 3 | Instapundit

    A judge has ruled that a fraternity's lawsuit against Rolling Stone, filed nearly a year ago, will move forward, denying the magazine's motion to dismiss the case. The fraternity, the University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, was accused by the magazine in a now-retracted article of requiring new pledges to take part in a gang rape.

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  5. Judge Rejects Rolling Stonea s Plea to Throw Out UVA Defamation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Breitbart.com

    ... who claimed she had been the victim of a horrific gang rape that went on for hours in a bedroom of the Phi Kappa Psi during a fraternity party. After it was published, questions were raised about its veracity. Following an investigation, Rolling ...

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  6. UVA Frat Gets Thumbs Up To Proceed With Lawsuit Against Rolling StoneRead the original story

    Friday Sep 2 | The Daily Caller

    A Virginia judge denied Rolling Stone's motion to dismiss a defamation claim brought against the magazine in the aftermath of the infamous "A Rape on Campus" article. The story, written by Sabrina Rubin Erdely and since retracted by the magazine, alleged the University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity staged a violent gang rape of a freshman student identified only under the pseudonym "Jackie."

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  7. UVA Rape Hoax: Frat's Lawsuit Against Rolling Stone Will Go ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | The Daily Caller

    As an alumnus of Phi Kappa Psi, I was outraged that my brothers at the University of Virginia were falsely accused of gang rape in that now-retracted Rolling Stone story. The hoax fell apart as thoroughly as can be imagined, and everyone involved in reporting, editing, publishing, and defending such an egregious libel should hang their heads in shame.

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  8. Fraternity's lawsuit against Rolling Stone will move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Washington Examiner

    A judge has ruled that a fraternity's lawsuit against Rolling Stone, filed nearly a year ago , will move forward, denying the magazine's motion to dismiss the case. The fraternity, the University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, was accused by the magazine in a now-retracted article of requiring new pledges to take part in a gang rape.

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  9. Virginia judge rejects Rolling Stonea s bid throw out UVA frata s lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | WTVR Richmond

    A Virginia judge has rejected a motion from Rolling Stone magazine to throw out a $25 million defamation lawsuit filed by the fraternity at the center of an article about rape allegations which were later determined to be false, according to the Associated Press. The Virginia Alpha Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi filed the lawsuit last year against Rolling Stone and Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the writer and Contributing Editor of an article entitled "A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA," which was featured in the Nov. 19, 2014 issue.

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  10. Judge rejects Rolling Stone's bid to kill UVA frat's $25M lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | New York Daily News

    Phi Kappa Psi was the focus on its now debunked article about a gang rape.

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  11. Judge denies Rolling Stone's attempt to kill UVA frat's lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | CBS News

    The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Virginia filed a defamation lawsuit against the magazine last year over the now discredited article "A Rape on Campus." The story described in chilling detail a student's account of being raped by seven men at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house in September 2012.

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  12. Involvement opportunities abound for SIUE studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | RiverBender.com

    ... Deena Vecchiollo as she perused the booths. "I want to figure out more ways members of our fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, can volunteer and give back to the community," explained Parth Maheshwari, a senior majoring in biological sciences, with a ...

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  13. Federal judge to decide if U-Va. deana s defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone will proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Activists held demonstrations in Charlottesville in front of the fraternity house named in the article, Phi Kappa Psi, which was vandalized with spray paint labeling the brick mansion as a "center for rape." But Jackie's allegations unraveled in the ...

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  14. A prominent legal scholar gave an interesting analogy for how the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... is that the bar will lose business." Perhaps more importantly, a judge will first rule on the issue of whether Phi Kappa Psi is a public or private figure. The 1964 Supreme Court case New York Times v. Sullivan established that the standard for ...

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  15. Is Rolling Stone about to get throttled in court over UVA rape report?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... magazine was about to level. And now Rolling Stone is fighting off three defamation cases. The UVA chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, the fraternity named in the story, filed suit in November, seeking $25 million in damages. Three individual members of the ...

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  16. Eramo files motion for partial summary judgment in Rolling Stone lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Cavalier Daily

    ... took me entirely by surprise," Erdely said. Three alumni of the University and previous members of Phi Kappa Psi - the fraternity where sexual assaults occur according to Jackie's account - filed a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone in Nov. ...

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  17. Athens-Clarke commission gives OK to permit for fraternity houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County commissioners voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a special-use permit allowing the University of Georgia chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity to build a new house in the eastern part of the county. The lone dissent came from Commissioner Andy Herod, who represents an eastside district, although not the one where the fraternity house will be located.

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  18. Judge Dismisses Virginia Fraternity's Defamation Claim Against Rolling Stone MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    ... that were offered as speculation and hypothesis rather than fact. He noted that none of the three members of Phi Kappa Psi were identified by name or physically described in the November 2014 article that described in chilling detail a student's ...

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  19. Federal Judge Dismisses Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone After...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... the globe, vividly told the story of a young woman at UVA who alleged that three members of the University's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity gang raped her as an "initiation" ritual. The article described events that happened in September 2012, using ...

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  20. Here's the moment a Rolling Stone author knew her gang-rape story was complete bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    It was Nov. 19, 2014, when the world first learned about "Jackie," a young woman who claimed in the pages of Rolling Stone that she had been gang-raped as part of a fraternity initiation. While many began questioning - whether publicly or privately - the validity of her story almost immediately, Rolling Stone and the author, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, stuck by their story and their main source.

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