Campus Life / Education / Lifestyle

Penn State bans frat where student was fatally injured

Penn State University on Thursday permanently banned a fraternity after a pledge was fatally injured last month and announced additional steps to curb underage drinking throughout the university system. The university revoked its recognition of the school’s chapter of Beta Theta Pi after it said an investigation found “a persistent pattern” of excessive and forced … Continue reading

Campus Life / U.S. News

Penn State president: Fraternity system may be re-evaluated

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Some senior university leaders at Penn State believe their fraternity system needs to be re-evaluated following a police investigation into the Facebook posting of nude photographs of women by a now-suspended fraternity, the university’s president said. Eric Barron told faculty, staff and students in a statement sent to … Continue reading

MEAC / Spartan Women / Sports

McKenzie, Hayes Victorious for NSU Women at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Kaydianne McKenzie and Brianna Hayes highlighted a strong showing for the Norfolk State women’s field athletes with event victories Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Both McKenzie and Hayes recorded season-best marks in their signature events en route to first-place finishes. McKenzie, a senior, won the triple jump with a best leap of 38 … Continue reading