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Penn State hazing sentence sends a message to frat boys, college students: Grow up

Penn State hazing sentence sends a message to frat boys, college students: Grow upPenn State's Beta Theta Pi fraternity didn't invent the ritual that killed Timothy Piazza. It's a rite of passage we've tolerated for far too long.



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Former Frat President Accused Of Drugging And Raping Woman Fined $400 And Set Free

Former Frat President Accused Of Drugging And Raping Woman Fined $  400 And Set FreeA former fraternity president at Baylor University walked away with a fine and



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Upended by frat boys: Lawmakers slam Facebook's effect on politics

Upended by frat boys: Lawmakers slam Facebook's effect on politicsFacebook came under fire on Tuesday from lawmakers from several countries who accused the firm of undermining democratic institutions and left out an empty chair for chief executive Mark Zuckerberg after he declined to be questioned. Facebook is being investigated by lawmakers in Britain after consultancy Cambridge Analytica, which worked on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, obtained the personal data of 87 million Facebook users from a researcher, drawing attention to the use of data analytics in politics. “We’ve never seen anything quite like Facebook, where, while we were playing on our phones and apps, our democratic institutions … seem to have been upended by frat-boy billionaires from California,” Canadian lawmaker Charlie Angus said at a special international hearing at Britain’s parliament.



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Penn State frat member gets house arrest over pledge death

Penn State frat member gets house arrest over pledge deathBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State fraternity member who plied a pledge with vodka the night he was fatally injured in a series of falls avoided jail time Tuesday when a judge sentenced him to three months of house arrest.



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Police Investigating Student Death at LSU Frat House

Police Investigating Student Death at LSU Frat HouseThe university president has suspended all Greek-life activity on campus as police at Louisiana State University investigate the death of a teenage student that may have been related to fraternity hazing.



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LSU Student's Death After Frat House Visit Being Investigated as Possible Hazing Incident

LSU Student's Death After Frat House Visit Being Investigated as Possible Hazing IncidentThe student was 18 years old



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Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat death

Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat deathBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge threw out involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges Friday against members of a Penn State fraternity in the alcohol-related hazing death of a pledge, ordering 12 of the young men to stand trial on less serious counts.



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Penn State Fraternity Death: Prosecutors Reveal Frat Members’ Texts

Penn State Fraternity Death: Prosecutors Reveal Frat Members’ TextsTexts that were revealed in court Monday show that fraternity brothers knew almost immediately the gravity of the situation, prosecutors said.



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The Latest: Hearing for Penn State frat members ends for day

The Latest: Hearing for Penn State frat members ends for dayBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the preliminary hearing for 18 Penn State fraternity brothers accused in the death of a 19-year-old pledge (all times local):



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18 frat members charged in Penn State student death

18 frat members charged in Penn State student deathEighteen members of a now-shuttered Penn State University fraternity and the fraternity itself are facing charges in the death of a student who fell down a flight of steps during an alcohol-fueled pledge night.



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