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Clemson University Fraternity Hazing Death Settled for $250K

A judge has approved a $250,000 settlement between Clemson University and the family of a student who died during a fraternity pledge run nearly three years ago. Judge Robin Stilwell on Thursday approved the deal that Clemson reached with Tucker …

South Carolina’s Clemson University Settles Lawsuit Over Fraternity Pledge Death

The family of a university student in South Carolina who died falling off a bridge during a pledge run has settled its lawsuit against Clemson University and the fraternity. Court records filed Thursday show Tucker Hipps’ parents reached the deal …

South Carolina’s Clemson University Settlement Includes Anti-Hazing Program

South Carona’s Clemson University has agreed to create more anti-hazing programs as part of a lawsuit settlement involving a former soccer player. The Greenville News reported the school will spend $40,000 on the programs after a female soccer player said …

Son of Alabama Lawmaker Sues College Over Fraternity Hazing

A former Birmingham-Southern College football recruit who said he was hazed and injured while he was trying to join a fraternity has filed a lawsuit against the college and the organization. Jonathan Ford, son of Alabama House Minority Leader Rep. …

Dartmouth College Considering Campus Ban on Serving Hard Liquor

Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, is considering banning hard liquor on campus as part of a series of measures to curb student alcohol abuse and sexual assault. President Philip Hanlon is expected to propose the change in a speech …

Colleges Look to Control Fraternities, Hazing As Tragic Incidents Multiply

The death of a Clemson University sophomore is the latest incident to raise alarms about safety at fraternities on U.S. campuses, with more colleges cracking down on dangerous behavior. Clemson, in South Carolina, said Sept. 23 that it suspended new-member …