A national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more
By Brittany Le
It’s something that usually goes under the radar – college students are told by those who haze them not to talk about it. But what’s … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
For Rep Judy Chu (D-CA), the issue of military hazing is personal.
Her nephew, Lance Corporal Harry Lew committed suicide after being subjected to hazing by his fellow Marines.
“Next month will recognize the fifth anniversary of the death of my nephew, Harry Lew, Chu testified yesterday before the … Read more
One of four students facing charges in the death of a pledge in a New York fraternity testified that his frat secretly encouraged hazing, reports Reuters.
Daniel Li, 23, is former president of Pi Delta Psi fraternity at Baruch College.
Li took the stand and testified during the pretrial hearing that his frat’s national office … Read more
“There shouldn’t be this many deaths, this many cases, for this small number of organizations, chapters and members, ” said Walter M. Kimbrough to the New York Times.
Kimbrough is the president of Dillard University … Read more
37 students from Baruch College in New York have been charged with the hazing death of fraternity pledge Michael Deng, reports WPIX.
Prosecutors say Deng was blindfolded, made to carry backpacks full of sand and tackled. He hit his head, losing consciousness. The incident happened during an overnight trip to Tunkhannock Township in Pennsylvania … Read more
Chen “Michael” Deng died from blunt trauma to the head during the incident in December, according to the Coroner’s report.
The Baruch College freshman was pledging for Pi Delta Psi when the accident occurred.
The … Read more
About 30 members of Pi Delta Psi of Baruch College in New York had rented a cabin in Monroe County.
Three pledges of the Asian American fraternity were … Read more
The second anniversary of the death of Private Danny Chen was marked with a candlelight vigil in New York City Thursday night, reports NY1.
The Chinese American killed himself from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while in Afghanistan after being hazed and racially taunted by his fellow soldiers.
His case has become a rallying point for … Read more
All signs are pointing to the City of New York giving final approval to rename a street Danny Chen Way, reports WABC
Danny was a private in Afghanistan and the target of hazing by his fellow troops. The 19-year old ended up killing himself two months into his deployment.
The New York City Council’s Transportation … Read more