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  • Illinois schools say policies prevent hazing seen at OSU

    Illinois schools say policies prevent hazing seen at OSU
    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...
  • CSUN students shocked, saddened by hiking death of fraternity pledge

    CSUN students shocked, saddened by hiking death of fraternity pledge
    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...
  • Sheriff: CSUN student's death appears tied to fraternity pledge

    Sheriff: CSUN student's death appears tied to fraternity pledge
    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...
  • FAMU band member sentenced to a year in jail in Robert Champion hazing case

    FAMU band member sentenced to a year in jail in Robert Champion hazing case
    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...
  • 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...
  • Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law

    Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law
    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. Unlike other...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hearing upholds firing of coach in hazing scandal

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...