College fraternities

December 08, 2017 - 3:49 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A former Amazon financial analyst has been sentenced to six months in prison and a $2,500 fine after admitting he tipped off a college friend to details about the company's upcoming first-quarter earnings report in spring 2015. Brett D. Kennedy was sentenced Friday after pleading...
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FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, District Judge Allen Sinclair arrives for the seventh day of preliminary hearings at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sinclair threw out involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges against eight defendants in death of Tim Piazza in September. A hearing on Thursday, Dec. 7, will determine whether a new district judge will preside over what will be a second preliminary hearing, as prosecutors pursue reinstated criminal charges in the death of Piazza. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
December 07, 2017 - 3:51 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor on Thursday sharply criticized a judge over her handling of the case against former Penn State fraternity members charged in a pledge's drinking death. "While this case may be unusual and novel in complexity and number of defendants, the court has an obligation...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2009, file photo, Harvard University President Drew Faust, the university's first female president, poses for a photograph on the university's campus in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University is upholding a 2016 policy that pressures secretive all-male social clubs to accept students of any gender, its top leadership announced on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Faust said the overall impact of gender-exclusive groups has been negative. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 05, 2017 - 5:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University is upholding a policy that pressures secretive all-male social clubs to accept students of any gender, its top leadership announced on Tuesday. In a private meeting on Monday, the university's governing board voted to approve a May 2016 rule saying students who join...
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Jim Piazza and Evelyn Piazza hold one another as they listen to District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller speak during a new conference regarding new evidence in the investigation into the death of their son, Beta Theta Pi fraternity pledge Tim Piazza, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Centre County Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte, Pa. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP)
November 13, 2017 - 5:27 pm
Newly recovered security camera footage from inside a Penn State fraternity house showed a pledge had been given at least 18 drinks in less than 90 minutes, investigators said Monday in announcing dozens of new charges related to the pledge's death. Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks...
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In this photo taken Nov. 3, 2017, Florida State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Fla., is viewed. Florida State President John Thrasher announced during a news conference at FSU on Monday the suspension of all Greek life activities at the university following the death at a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge. (Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 8:43 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State becomes at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies. University President John Thrasher announced the indefinite suspension on Monday of the school's 55 fraternities and sororities following the death of a...
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In this photo taken Nov. 3, 2017, Florida State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Fla., is viewed. Florida State President John Thrasher announced during a news conference at FSU on Monday the suspension of all Greek life activities at the university following the death at a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge. (Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 5:03 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State becomes at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies. University President John Thrasher announced the indefinite suspension on Monday of the school's 55 fraternities and sororities following the death of a...
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Jacob Kubena, from left, and his brother Zachary, Doug John and his son Shelby John set up a memorial of 26 metal crosses near First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 6:42 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. 'NOW MOST OF OUR CHURCH FAMILY IS GONE' Sherri Pomeroy speaks to the sadness engulfing close-knit Sutherland Springs, Texas, a day after a gunman murdered 26 churchgoers there — including...
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In this photo taken Nov. 3, 2017, Florida State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Fla., is viewed. Florida State President John Thrasher announced during a news conference at FSU on Monday the suspension of all Greek life activities at the university following the death at a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge. (Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP)
November 06, 2017 - 5:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University indefinitely suspended its fraternities and sororities Monday after the alcohol-related death of a freshman pledge and cocaine charges for another fraternity member. University President John Thrasher didn't say how long the suspension will last. "...
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