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Kappa Alpha Psi reportedly issues moratorium on pledging

The lead announcement for members only on the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity web page urges members to learn about a moratorium passed by the organization’s elders.  According to a fraternity member who does not wish to be identified, the moratorium concerns pledging, also known as Membership Intake, “due to a proliferation of pending lawsuits (45+). The insider adds that the Fraternity has had its insurance carrier cancel. –Hank Nuwer

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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