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Hazing

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  • District 207 fires coach in Maine West hazing scandal

     District 207 fires coach in Maine West hazing scandal
    Following a state-appointed hearing officer's recommendation, Maine Township High School District 207 leaders officially fired a former soccer coach and tenured teacher connected to hazing allegations at Maine West High School. Board members unanimously...
  • Downers Grove high schools ban e-cigarettes, adjust other policies

    Downers Grove high schools ban e-cigarettes, adjust other policies
    E-cigarettes now are banned in Downers Grove District 99 high schools. The previous rule prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco on school grounds and at any school-sponsored events or activities. The ban comes as school districts statewide have...
  • Cheerleaders should know better [Letter]

    Cheerleaders should know better [Letter]
    How childish, immature and senseless was the Towson University cheerleaders' hazing ritual ("Towson U. hazing details released," June 4). The veteran cheerleaders taunted the new ones by having them wear diapers, offering them alcohol (some were under...
  • State's felony hazing law withstands challenge

    State's felony hazing law withstands challenge
    The state’s felony hazing law withstood a constitutional challenge today in a case involving an NIU student who authorities said died after drinking too much alcohol at a pledge party. The law prohibiting hazing is not overly broad or so vague...
  • Towson hazing report: cheerleaders drank alcohol, wore adult diapers

    Towson hazing report: cheerleaders drank alcohol, wore adult diapers
    Towson University's top-ranked cheerleading team encouraged its new members to drink alcohol before they put on blindfolds, pulled adult diapers over their shorts and performed a dance described as a hazing ritual last summer, newly released documents...
  • UConn Sorority Investigated For Alleged Hazing Loses Registration

    STORRS — A University of Connecticut sorority that was under investigation for alleged incidents of hazing has been stripped of its registration and recognition at the school, a spokesperson said Wednesday. The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority is barred...
  • UConn Temporarily Suspends Sorority, Fraternity As It Probes Hazing Allegation

    STORRS — The University of Connecticut has temporarily suspended a fraternity and sorority accused in a hazing incident. Letters notifying the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity of their "interim suspension" were...
  • District 207 delays vote on dismissal in hazing case

    District 207 delays vote on dismissal in hazing case
    Maine Township High School District 207 board members delayed their vote on the recommended dismissal of a teacher implicated in a hazing incident at Maine West High School last year, according to a release from the district. According to the release...
  • Maine West coach fired in hazing scandal fails to win back job

    Maine West coach fired in hazing scandal fails to win back job
    A state-appointed hearing officer has upheld the decision by Maine Township High School District 207 to fire a former soccer coach and tenured teacher connected to hazing allegations at Maine West High School. In a 62-page report, hearing officer...
  • Lawyer in NIU hazing death says law unconstitutional

    Lawyer in NIU hazing death says law unconstitutional
    Students accused in the fraternity pledge death of an NIU student say their cases should be dismissed because the Illinois hazing law is too vague. A DeKalb county judge will hear their motion April 24 in the case against five fraternity brothers...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon, among the nation’s largest and most storied college fraternities, eliminated the controversial “pledging” process Sunday, saying new members once referred to as “pledges” immediately would be treated as...