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North Carolina Fraternity Hazing Lawsuit Dismissed

A lawsuit stemming from the death of a former High Point University student has been dismissed against all remaining plaintiffs. The High Point Enterprise reported the case was dismissed last week against Michael Qubein, son of school President Nido Qubein. …

JPMorgan Snub, Lloyd’s Insurance Threat Spurred Change at SAE Fraternity

Early this month, JPMorgan Chase & Co. stopped managing an investment account for a prominent client: the charitable foundation of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the nation’s largest fraternities. The bank was concerned about SAE’s bad publicity, according to Anthony …

Campus Culture Change: ‘Deadliest’ College Fraternity Nixes Pledging

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said it would ban pledging, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its recruits and its reputation. SAE announced yesterday what it called a “historic decision” to …

Jackson State Fraternity Hazing Claims Go to Mediation

Court records indicate that a lawsuit over alleged hazing at a Jacksonville State University fraternity will be handled outside of court. The Anniston (Alabama) Star reported  that the plaintiff, Jason Horton, and the defendants, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, its JSU …