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Washington State fraternity chapter in trouble with national

Here is the link┬áto Shanon Quinn’s Daily News story.

Moderator: Note that Phi Delta Theta headquarters has a mandate for all chapters to be alcohol free.

Excerpt and link to full article:

Washington State University’s Interfraternity Council Senate confirmed the suspension Wednesday of the Washington Gamma chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at WSU after allegations were made to the university’s student conduct office of hazing, providing alcohol to minors and drugging drinks at a party.

The chapter’s operations were suspended by its international fraternity headquarters Tuesday. The same fraternity was investigated in early 2015 after a member made racial slurs in denying admittance to three young black women arriving to attend an event.


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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