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Hazing suit at Bowling Green ends with nearly $3M settlement

John Seewer, AP January 23, 2023

The family of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while pledging a fraternity will receive nearly $3 million from Bowling Green State University to settle its hazing-related lawsuit, according...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

The crests of several Greek life organizations on a wall near the dining hall known as the Hub in the Kent Student Center. Collins anti-hazing law in Ohio will criminalize hazing by any organizations, including campus Greek life.

Ohio college presidents are in unanimous support of stronger hazing legislation, President Diacon says

Ian Jameson Reporter March 13, 2021

Kent State President Todd Diacon reaffirmed the position of Kent State and other state universities regarding hazing followed by his support of more strict anti-hazing legislation. “As leaders, we all...

Biden Speech

Win McNamee November 7, 2020

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden wait outside the Chase Center for Biden to address the nation November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. After four days of counting the high volume of mail-in ballots...

Paternostro told his girlfriend, Monica, they were going to go camping and kayaking before college started, but they unfortunately ran out of time. Here they are pictured at Dicks Sporting Goods to make up for the time. 

Surviving a long-distance relationship in college

Kelsey Paulus, [email protected] February 29, 2020

Typical date nights usually consist of getting ready to go out for dinner. For some, the best date nights consist of ordering take-out and watching a movie over FaceTime. Students who start dating in...

Members of the Kent State Fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pose with their letters in front of their new home locatoin on 239 College Street, Sept 7, 2016.

Fraternities relocate, hope for new recruits

Brittney Prather September 7, 2016

For fraternities and sororities, recruitment is the chance to give potential members a first glimpse at Greek life.The fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) decided to move locations from University Street...

Pi Kappa Alpha hosts Cycle for Life

Kayla Sturm November 7, 2015

Pi Kappa Alpha hosted the second annual Cycle for Life event at the Kent State Recreation Center this past Saturday, raising $5,200 through the event and fundraising.The Cycle for Life event was created...

Pi Kappa Alpha to host Cycle for Life

Kayla Sturm November 4, 2015

Pi Kappa Alpha will be hosting their Cycle for Life philanthropy to raise money for blood cancer research on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kent State Recreation Wellness Center.“We have the Greek...

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Opinion: Greek life on thin ice

Zachary Downes April 16, 2015

Lately, Greek Life has been all over the media. I’m sure everyone has heard of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon racial issue at the University of Oklahoma, the incident with the USC student at the Pi Kappa Alpha...

Pi Kappa Alpha raises dues with big plans ahead

Justin Graci February 4, 2014

Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) came to Kent State in the fall of 2011 after a slight increase in the amount of Greek life members. Since then, PIKE has been attracting new members to the chapter using the motto,...

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