| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Ohio State University recently fired the director of its vaunted marching band after reports of widespread hazing, which included giving new members offensive and sexist nicknames.
In response, some Buckeyes have rallied around embattled director...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Cal State Northridge students expressed shock and sadness Thursday over the death of a 19-year-old fraternity pledge during a hike in the Angeles National Forest.
"Oh my God, that's sad," said Joanna Amezcua, 23. "I don't think they should have gone...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Armando Villa and a group of fraternity pledge brothers started their hike, climbing a trail at the edge of the Angeles National Forest barefoot.
They left their cell phones behind, carrying only some water for their trek.
But Tuesday, as the sun...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Jessie Baskin, an admitted participant in the 2011 hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major, trembled Friday as a judge gave him nearly a year in the Orange County Jail for the crime.
The 22-year-old musician, who pleaded no contest to...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:55 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Attorneys for five men charged with felony hazing after a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge died following a night of heavy drinking are challenging the state’s hazing law, saying it’s unconstitutionally vague.
| May 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:40 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:34 AM
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...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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...