Hazing News

Chapter of Beta Theta Pi in Court


Excerpt from WTAJ

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter appeared in court Wednesday.

A lawyer for the Alpha Upsilon chapter of Beta Theta Pi appeared in court Wednesday. That parent organization is charged with 50 counts of hazing and a total of 96 counts of alcohol related charges in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza.

A motion has also been filed to remove the attorney for the Alpha Upsilon chapter.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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