TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A university investigating the alcohol-related death of a student in Ohio has accused the fraternity he was trying to join of violating several student conduct rules involving hazing. Members of the fraternity at Bowling Green State University gave pledges bottles of alcohol on March 4 and encouraged each to finish an entire bottle. They included 20-year-old Stone Foltz, who died three days later, university officials said Friday. READ MORE: Former Federal Prosecutor To Help With Hazing Investigation At Bowling Green State University Foltz, a business major, was found unconscious by a roommate after members of the fraternity dropped him off at his apartment, according to an attorney for Foltz’s parents. He was put on life support and died after his family arranged for his organs to be donated. The university on Friday charged the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity with violating six code of conduct rules. “While these University charges don’t bring back student … [Read more...] about Bowling Green State University Says Fraternity Broke Hazing Rules In Student’s Death
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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A former federal prosecutor will help investigate an alleged, alcohol-related hazing incident that preceded the death of a Bowling Green State University student this month, the Ohio school announced Friday. The school and local law enforcement are investigating what happened to sophomore Stone Foltz, 20, at an off-campus event. The university has put the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity on interim suspension. READ MORE: Bowling Green State University Fraternity Suspended After Student Hospitalized School officials said Friday that they’re assisting law enforcement and doing their own investigation about potential violations of the student code of conduct. The school recognizes “the seriousness of the situation” and will have David DeVillers, who recently stepped down as the U.S. attorney for southern Ohio, assist with the conduct investigation, according to a statement sent by the university. It decried hazing as intolerable. READ MORE: Push To … [Read more...] about Former Federal Prosecutor To Help With Hazing Investigation At Bowling Green State University
By: KDKA-TV News Staff STATE COLLEGE (KDKA) – A rise in COVID-19 cases at Penn State University has led to university leaders asking more students to get tested. READ MORE: President Biden To Make Stop In Pittsburgh On 'Help Is Here' Tour Several students on the main campus in State College have tested positive for COVID-19. READ MORE: Reports: Steelers WR Chase Claypool Involved In Bar Fight According to the university, the number is now at about a 2% positivity rate at certain on or off-campus housing facilities. MORE NEWS: GQT Theater At Pittsburgh Mills Reopening Next Week This means that even asymptomatic students are being asked to get tested within the next two days. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Penn State University Asking More Students To Get Tested Amid Outbreak
The Young Conservatives of Texas at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, say that their anti-socialism display on campus was stolen overnight. The university claims to have no information about the memorial of 1,000 flags the students say they set up in memory of the more than 94 million victims of international socialism. The group planted 1,000 red flags on a lawn on campus near the school’s student center to represent the more than 94 million lives lost to socialism, according to a report by Campus Reform. The display was allegedly “gone” the next morning. “The whole entire memorial was gone, like no trace of it,” Sam Houston State student DianaLee Enriquez told Campus Reform. The university’s Young Conservatives of Texas chapter chairman Johnny Uribe told the outlet that he initially thought “there was some kind of miscommunication between us and the school,” but that an administrator “reassured” him that the university was aware of the memorial, and did not … [Read more...] about Anti-Socialism Memorial Mysteriously Vanishes at Sam Houston State U.
By: KDKA-TV News Staff UNIVERSITY PARK (KDKA) — A historic tree on Penn State’s campus is no more thanks to Friday’s heavy winds. The original old willow was planted on the University Park campus in 1859. This tree was the third descendant of that famous tree. The original tree succumbed to a storm in 1923 and pieces of that tree helped grow the second descendant before this most recent tree replaced it in the 1970s. A fourth-generation old willow will be grown with remains of its predecessor in the university’s tree nursery and will eventually be planted back on campus. … [Read more...] about Penn State’s Historic Old Willow Tree Felled By Strong Winds