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First Hazing Death in 15 Months, Alpha Phi Alpha at Buffalo State

After a period of fifteen months since the last U.S. collegiate hazing death, wgrz.com reports that Bradley Doyley, a 21 year old member of the schools basketball team had died on Thursday, February 18th. The statement from the University’s president … Continue reading

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No Hazing/Pledging Deaths in 2015

As of today, it has been 13 months since the last college student died due to hazing or pledging activities. It looks like 2015 could be a year without a hazing/pledging death. Does that mean that we have solved the … Continue reading

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No Hazing/Pledging Deaths in Spring 2015

As we reach the end of the Spring Semester, it appears that there have been no hazing/pledging deaths among college students thus far in 2015. It looks like Spring 2010 was the last time we had a death-free semester. However, … Continue reading

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Court Papers Provide Details on SUNY-Albany Fraternity Death from November

The Times Union newspaper has an article with details surrounding the death of Trevor Duffy at SUNY-Albany in November. It indicates that the cause of death was alcohol poisoning, and that Duffy had consumed a 60 ounce bottle of Vodka … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed in Clemson/Sig Ep Death from September 2014

The family of Tucker Hipps has filed a lawsuit against Clemson University, Sigma Phi Epsilon National Fraternity, the South Carolina Beta Chapter and three members. The State newspaper has details of the suit, and links to the documents filed. The … Continue reading

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Pi Kappa Alpha Death at University of South Carolina

While I haven’t been posting much lately, I do want to continue to use this site to track deaths that could potentially be connected to pledging. On Wednesday, March 18th, Charlie Terrini, Jr. was found dead (The Daily Gamecock) at … Continue reading

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New UVA Alcohol Policies are Dated and Confusing (at least to me)

Earlier today, the University of Virginia released their Fraternal Organization Agreement Addendum of Inter_fraternity Council (IFC) Fraternities. You can find links to the Fraternal Organization Agreement, and new addenda covering the other three councils at this link, but this blog … Continue reading

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