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  • Latest in Penn State hazing: School officials dispute claims

    3:15 p.m. Penn State University officials say they "strongly dispute" an ex-student's claims that the school failed to investigate his hazing complaint against a fraternity. The university says it offered "extraordinary assistance" over many months to...
  • Jon Hamm's involvement in 1990 fraternity hazing case comes to light

    Jon Hamm's involvement in 1990 fraternity hazing case comes to light
    As "Mad Men" makes its final push toward the finish line, star Jon Hamm seems to be having a run of lousy days. According to a 1991 lawsuit that surfaced this week and was obtained by the Associated Press, the Golden Globe winner was among a number of...
  • 'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm was accused in violent fraternity hazing

    'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm was accused in violent fraternity hazing
    "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm took part in a violent college hazing in 1990 at the University of Texas that led to criminal charges and to the fraternity chapter permanently disbanding, according to court and school records obtained Thursday. The Emmy-...
  • Lawsuit alleges sexual hazing on university softball team

    A former softball player at St. Joseph's University claims in a lawsuit that she endured sexually charged hazing so bad that she contemplated suicide and was forced to quit the team. The federal lawsuit by the unidentified plaintiff against the...
  • Former Toledo player brought suit against coach Tim Beckman and school

    Former Toledo player brought suit against coach Tim Beckman and school
    Illinois football coach Tim Beckman previously has faced allegations related to managing a program that may have put students' health at risk. Beckman was accused this week by former Illini offensive lineman Simon Cvijanovic of forcing him to play...
  • After the NIU case: Graduation, college and risk

    After the NIU case: Graduation, college and risk
    Mortarboards, tassels, robes — across America, high school classes of 2015 prep for Graduation Day. Vast throngs, cameras flashing, will swell with pride and expectation: You're on your way! Savvy parents, though, have been steering their grads...
  • 22 former NIU frat members guilty of misdemeanors in death of pledge

    22 former NIU frat members guilty of misdemeanors in death of pledge
    The 22 former fraternity members were dressed like they were gathering for the annual Pi Kappa Alpha chapter group photo rather than being convicted in what a prosecutor called the nation's largest-ever hazing prosecution. One by one, the young men,...
  • Guilty verdicts reached in FAMU fatal-hazing case

    Guilty verdicts reached in FAMU fatal-hazing case
    The convictions Friday of three former Florida A&M University band members in the 2011 hazing death of a fellow percussionist represent the end of the state's prosecution against all the students involved in the case. But for Pam and Robert Champion Sr....
  • FAMU hazing trial: Jury enters deliberations

    FAMU hazing trial: Jury enters deliberations
    The jury in the fatal Florida A&M University hazing trial has started deliberating whether three ex-band members are responsible for the 2011 beating death of drum major Robert Champion. The manslaughter and fatal hazing trial entered its fifth day on...
  • State, defense rest in second FAMU fatal hazing trial

    State, defense rest in second FAMU fatal hazing trial
    The state and the defense are finished calling witnesses in the second Florida A&M University hazing trial prompted by the 2011 death of drum major Robert Champion during a marching band tradition. Today concludes the third day of testimony in the...
  • Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning

    Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning
    Bethune-Cookman University is investigating the death of a student to determine whether hazing could have been involved. University spokeswoman Keisha Boyd told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that officials have heard "rumors" that hazing could have...