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5 Frat Members Face 20 Years in Pledge's Hazing Death

Chun 'Michael' Deng died in 2013 after an outdoor ritual known as 'glass ceiling'

(Newser) - Five members of Baruch College's now-banned Pi Delta Psi fraternity could face up to 20 years in prison over a pledge's death during a hazing ritual almost two years ago in rural Pennsylvania. Following through with recommendations from a grand jury in Monroe County, prosecutors say they will... More »

Student's Death in Hazing Ritual Ruled a Murder

Michael Deng was unresponsive after tackling

(Newser) - In December, a student at New York City's Baruch College was killed following a fraternity hazing ; now, authorities are calling the death a homicide, NBC News reports. According to the allegations, those involved in the ritual—which saw participants try to tackle the blindfolded freshman—took at least an... More »

'Major Brain Trauma' Kills Student in Frat Hazing

Baruch College in New York disavows pledge ritual

(Newser) - Prosecutors are looking into the death of a Baruch College freshman who died this weekend during a fraternity pledging ritual. Chun Hsien "Michael" Deng was one of four pledges from the New York school's chapter of Pi Delta Psi who went on a retreat in Pennsylvania this weekend.... More »

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