Hazing

Last week, four more members of FAMU’s marching 100 band were arrested on hazing-related charges that were not related to Robert Champion’s death. Since then, CNN has reported that the University’s president has decided to suspend all summer band camps and recruitment for other organizations. The President of FAMU’s Student Government Organization says, “This issue of hazing […]

Eight members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. are facing lawsuits now that a woman that hoped to join their sorority filed a lawsuit against them. 20-year-old Courtney Howard is suing the sorority sisters along with San Jose State University who she says did not protect from retaliation from the girls after she reported their […]

Members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity at Wayne State University have been suspended now that a young man has come forward claiming that he was beaten so severely his urine turned red and he was hospitalized for two weeks from kidney failure. The University’s chapter has been suspended indefinitely now that 21-year-old Eric Walker is […]

Six Sigma Rho members at Rutgers University have been suspended on charges they beat and staved their pledges. Authorities say they beat and starved the women hoping to join their sorority for eight days. One of the hopefuls that broke the story told The Star-Ledger they were paddled and said she’d been struck 201 times […]

The nation’s oldest Black fraternity has decided to suspend membership intake nationwide amidst allegations of hazing. The general President of the organization, Herman “Skip” Mason Jr., announced the news to members through a letter. According to Mason Jr., the decision was made due to “the failure of some of our members to behave honorably and […]

Anyone that has ever attempted to join a fraternity or sorority signs up knowing the perils that may befall them for wanting to become members of the brother or sisterhood. In the decaying halls of America’s Historically Black College’s, the premise for joining social society’s are the same as any other, with the “dangers” and […]