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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

Fraternity Shuts Ole Miss Branch After Noose Tying

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white Southern college.


Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternities, Richmond, VA

4 hrs ago | Washington Times

Times wins two awards from Society for Professional Journalists

The Washington Times has won two Sigma Delta Chi awards for excellence in journalism from the Society for Professional Journalists in a national competition between 1,800 entries from news organizations that spanned print, radio, television and online stories published or broadcast in 2013.


Related Topix: Journalism, Sigma Delta Chi, Fraternities

8 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the race for Maryland governor are scheduled to appear at two Baltimore-area forums.


Related Topix: Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha

8 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

Day in the Life Of: a college administrator: Aneesah Smith

Aneesah Smith's office is a sea of rainbows: Rainbow flags drape over her office chair, and her walls are adorned with signs of encouragement and pride.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Philadelphia, PA, Sororities, Sigma Gamma Rho, Rosemont College, Penn State University Park, Temple University

13 hrs ago |

Police Looking for Witnesses Following Fraternity Assault

Photo by Steve Bauer/ State College Police are investigating a reported assault inside the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity house.


Related Topix: State College, PA, Pi Lambda Phi, Fraternities

17 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

UW-Eau Claire sorority teeter-totters for autism awareness

Snow will continue and even pick up in intensity across north and northwest Wisconsin tonight with additional accumulations and blowing and drifting snow.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, Sororities, Alpha Xi Delta, Xi Delta

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Lipscomb Students Make Cancer Patient's Dream Come True

Nashville, Tenn. Students at Lipscomb University came together to make a 3-year-old cancer patient from Antioch's dream vacation a reality.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Lipscomb University, Pi Delta, Sororities, Mount Pleasant, TN

Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Rev. Nolanda Love to Receive Mother of the Year at Fashionetta

On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the Pasadena Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is hosting its 26th Annual "Fashionetta: Scholarship and Salute to Mothers Fundraiser Luncheon and Fashion Show" at the Glendale Hilton.


Related Topix: Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha

KFMB-TV San Diego

College students displaced after house fire

A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said.


Related Topix: Zeta Beta Tau, Beta Tau, Fraternities, San Diego, CA, La-Jolla, CA

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

TKE Honors 45 Years with Katie Sayre

The longest serving Professional Staff member in Fraternity and Sorority Life history is Tau Kappa Epsilon's very own Katie Sayre.


Related Topix: Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Epsilon

Journal and Courier

'It's OK to be different': Autistic and blind musical savant Tony DeBlois will play in West Lafayette

Tony DeBlois doesn't see the world, he hears it. He started playing the piano at age 2. By age 9, he was performing professionally in nursing homes.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Lafayette, IN, Berklee College of Music, Purdue University, Xi Delta, Sororities

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Three USM students to bike America for a cause

Three University of Southern Mississippi students will bike across the United States this summer to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.


Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Pi Kappa Phi, Fraternities

The Orlando Sentinel

Report: Hazing allegations surface against UCF sorority

University of Central Florida police are investigating the Psi Mu Chapter of Chi Omega after allegations of sorority sisters hazing two pledges surfaced on April 4, according to


Related Topix: University of Central Florida, Chi Omega, Sororities


Local fraternity barbeques for a good cause

The brothers of Phi Kappa Tau at Truman State University held the 19th annual 'Cookout for Kids.'


Related Topix: Phi Kappa Tau, Fraternities, Truman State University, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sigma Chi fraternity charged with 10 counts of alleged conduct violations regarding UMOJA vandalism

Sigma Chi fraternity has been placed on interim suspension due to 10 alleged violations of the University Code of Conduct related to the vandalism of UMOJA House in November.


Related Topix: Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities


3 Marquette fraternities accused of sexual misconduct

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Related Topix: Marquette University, Triangle Fraternity, Fraternities, Milwaukee, WI, Phi Delta, Sigma Phi Delta, Sororities, Delta Chi

Click Orlando

UCFPD investigates sorority hazing allegations

University of Central Florida police are investigating allegations of hazing against a sorority accused of leading two blindfolded pledges into woods on campus and telling them to finish an entire bottle of rum before they could leave.


Related Topix: University of Central Florida, Chi Omega, Sororities

Rock Hill Herald

AKA debs to be presented April 18

The Eta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's annual debutante cotillion, "Lovely Ladies of Splendor and Grace," will be 6:30 p.m. Friday at Events at Manchester, 1965 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill.


Related Topix: Sororities, Alpha Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Sexual misconduct, hazing alleged at Marquette fraternities

The university issued warnings to the three fraternities where sexual misconduct was alleged, and one also was warned for a hazing incident.


Related Topix: Marquette University, Delta Chi, Triangle Fraternity, Fraternities, Sigma Phi Delta, Phi Delta, Sororities, Delta Sigma Phi

GWU student killed Friday night is this semester's fourth death

The George Washington University student was walking on Route 1 in College Park, and police think he was drinking when he was struck by a northbound motorist.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Fraternities, Kappa Epsilon