Four members of a nationwide Asian American college fraternity were jailed for up to two years on Monday in the killing of a 19-year-old rushee during a hazing ritual. A Pennsylvania judge also banned the fraternity from the state for 10 years.
“This has proved to be the most troubling case … Read more
Pi Delta Psi, an Asian American fraternity, has been found guilty in the 2013 death of a student participating in the frat’s hazing rituals.
The fraternity was convicted Tuesday of five felonies and two misdemeanors in the death of Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng who died in Pennsylvania’s … Read more
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
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
A 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
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