Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kansas Beta Theta Pi Suspended after Allegations of Animal Cruelty

Update – On Wednesday, nbcnews.com posted a story on this situation. What is most important is how it shows the commitment of Beta Theta Pi to own up to the behavior, and hold its members accountable for actions that threaten … Continue reading

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Criminal Charges Filed Following Toxicology Report – NIU/PKA

I am going to use this post to link as much as possible regarding this story. I have a feeling I will ultimately need to develop a separate section for this case. Update (3/13) – In February, the family of … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State Student Charged with Sexual Assault Within His Fraternity

I have been watching this story for the past week, uncertain about where it fit in this blog. The initial reports indicated that the events took place outside of the fraternity, and raised questions for me about whether this was … Continue reading

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Year-End Wrap Up: Fall 2012 Fraternity Pledge Deaths

As we reach the end of 2012, I wanted to take some time to review the major events and issues in the fraternity/sorority world over the past year. I began writing this blog in the Summer, so much of the … Continue reading

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Notes: State of Florida, Jacksonville St., Dartmouth, Chico State, Albany

In cleaning out my file of articles, I wanted to post a couple of items… The State of Florida – There have been several recent articles coming out of the State of Florida’s colleges of interest. In some ways, they … Continue reading

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Miscellany: Ivy League, Arizona State, Kennesaw St./Delta Chi

Hopefully the need to post regularly will slow down over the semester/holiday break for the next few weeks. Until then, I will continue to follow the news, and post as needed. This is my 100th post to this blog. It … Continue reading

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The Stupid and The Silly

As we have learned over the past few months, anything done that is stupid or silly within the fraternity and sorority world, can easily attract wide-spread media attention. Here are a few recent examples… Chi Omega/Penn State – A picture … Continue reading

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