Monthly Archives: May 2012

Who ordered the “Code Red?” – Day Four of Desdunes Trial

In thinking about the trial happening this week in Ithaca, New York related to the hazing death of George Desdunes, I am pulled back to the movie A Few Good Men. (Click here for The Cornell Daily Sun’s coverage of … Continue reading

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Harvard Joins the Hazing Party

Apparently the Harvard Crimson is feeling like their campus is missing out on the Ivy League hazing issues, like those happening at Princeton, Dartmouth and Penn. The Crimson has posted a long article seeking to uncover hazing in the wide-variety … Continue reading

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Day Three of Desdunes Trial

This Cornell Daily Sun article provides the details of a lot of contentious arguments during day three of the trial of three former SAE pledges, related to the hazing death of George Desdunes. Once again, the testimony continues to paint … Continue reading

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Robert Champion and the Florida A&M Marching 100

Prosecutors in the hazing case related to the death of Robert Champion have released a large number of documents related to the investigation and criminal charges. The Orlando Sentinel has (by far) the best news coverage of this case. Click … Continue reading

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Day Two of Desdunes Trial

Click here for a detailed report of the testimony on day two of the trial of three former SAE pledges related to the death of George Desdunes at Cornell. The Ithaca Journal continues to provide detailed reporting on the case. … Continue reading

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IRS Rules Against Bucknell Fiji House Corporation

Inside Higher Education has an article explaining a recent IRS ruling that revoked the tax exempt status for a Housing Corporation connected to the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) chapter at Bucknell. Based on the article, the house corporation had been … Continue reading

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Day One of Desdunes Trial

The criminal trial of three former SAE pledges began today in Ithaca, New York. It appears that they have opted for a “bench”trial (no jury). The Ithaca Journal has full coverage, with details of what happened earlier on the night … Continue reading

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