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Parents of hazing victim reach settlement with Beta Theta Pi

Parents of hazing victim reach settlement with Beta Theta Pi

By Hannah Schneider, Assistant News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under 3. Breaking, News, Top Stories

The parents of Timothy Piazza, a Penn State sophomore who suffered fatal injuries in February 2017 after a hazing event hosted by Beta Theta Pi, reached a settlement on their claims against the fraternity Tuesday evening.

Pennsylvania Senate passes antihazing law

Pennsylvania Senate passes antihazing law

By Sarah Shearer | Contributing Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

The Pennsylvania State Senate unanimously passed a bill Wednesday that would make hazing in fraternities a third-degree felony in cases of serious injury or death, and could allow universities to seize offending Greek organizations’ houses.  The law is sponsored by Republican Senate Majority Leade...

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