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Asian American Frat on Trial in Deadly Hazing

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiA 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

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May 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on College Life: Hazing and Racism

College Life: Hazing and Racism

posted by Brittney Le
Kowiak Family

Lianne Kowiak lectures on the dangers of hazing in honor of her son Harrison who died in a hazing incident at Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2008.

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Intern

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

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Dec 1, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Reuters: Former Fraternity President Accused in Pledge’s Death Testifies Frat Encouraged Hazing

Reuters: Former Fraternity President Accused in Pledge’s Death Testifies Frat Encouraged Hazing

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiOne 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

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Oct 12, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NY Times: Deaths Raise Concerns about Hazings at Asian American Fraternities

NY Times: Deaths Raise Concerns about Hazings at Asian American Fraternities

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiLambda Phi EpsilonA task force looking into the issue says the number of hazing deaths at Asian American fraternities is alarmingly high.

“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

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WPIX: Students Charged in Hazing Death of Michael Deng

posted by Len Patel

Pi Delta Psi

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

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Feb 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Fox NY: Anti-hazing bill inspired by death at Asian American frat

Fox NY: Anti-hazing bill inspired by death at Asian American frat

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiA new bill introduced in New York would prohibit physical contact and activities during pledge ceremonies, reports Fox NY.

The bill is called Michael’s law and is named after Chun Michael Deng, who died during a fraternity event in December.

The coroner has ruled Deng’s death a homicide, but no charges have been … Read more

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Feb 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on CNN: Hazing death at Asian American fraternity ruled a homicide

CNN: Hazing death at Asian American fraternity ruled a homicide

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiThe death of a student during a fraternity pledge event in Pennsylvania has been ruled a homicide, reports CNN.

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

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Pocono Record: Still no charges filed in suspected hazing death at Asian American frat

posted by Randall

Pi Delta PsiPennsylvania authorities are still investigating whether the death of an Asian American pledge into a fraternity can be directly blamed on hazing, reports the Pocono Record.

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

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