Penn State has taken the lead of universities around the country in keeping tabs on Greek organizations. According to the Wall Street Journal, universities all over the country are teaming up with a new reporting system to watch over Greek organizations. The hope is that they will be able to curb hazing and other forms of abuse.
A 21st birthday can mean many things to a student, including the ability to go to the bars and legally drink, go to concerts in 21-and-over rooms and visit local breweries and tasting rooms. Students who turn 21 have the ability to go out for dinner with friends and have a glass of wine or a pint of beer.
Pennsylvania State University recently resumed classes and this year's incoming freshman class of nearly 8,600 students is among the largest to ever be welcomed into the Penn State community. For freshmen, the first year of college is marked by many other firsts as they attempt to navigate and balance burgeoning academic and social lives.
Pennsylvania has had an anti-hazing law which applied only to college students. In May of this year, however, Governor Wolfe extended the provisions of the anti-hazing law to 7th-12th graders.
At the University Of Alabama, five fraternity members were arrested on charges of hazing. The fraternity involved was Phi Gamma Delta and sanctions have been placed against the fraternity, prohibiting them from any social events or activities involving new members.
We have all seen it, you are at an arena or a field and the kiss cam shows two people in the stands. The camera holds on them until they kiss.
Recently, a former undergraduate male student sued Cornell University, alleging that the school wrongly accused him of assaulting a female student. The student alleges in the suit that the college "cherry-picked witness statements, ignored important statements and judged the credibility of witnesses without any ascertainable rational or logic."