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Chemistry Major Accused of Poisoning Roommate

Lehigh student was hospitalized with thallium poisoning

(Newser) - Lehigh University student Juwal Royal thought he had a "cordial" relationship with Yukai Yang, his roommate of four years. But for months, prosecutors say, Yang was trying to kill him. Yang, a chemistry major from China, faces charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault for allegedly putting the chemical... More »

Sorority Kicked Off Campus for 'Reprehensible' Scavenger Hunt

Quests were 'morally questionable,' Lehigh says

(Newser) - A "reprehensible" sorority scavenger hunt that "involved the use of drugs and alcohol, sexual activity, and other activities that violate Lehigh University policy" counts as hazing even if participants took part willingly, the university has decided. The Alpha Chi Omega has lost its status and been booted off... More »

These Are the Top 10 Party Schools in the Nation

No Faber College?

(Newser) - With summer pretty much over, it's time for the nation's college students to return to school and get back to the hard business of partying down. And according to the Princeton Review , the following schools are where most of that partying will be getting done. For its annual... More »

Judge Shoots Down Grad Who Sued Over Grade

She couldn't prove she didn't deserve that C+

(Newser) - A C+ is just going to have to be good enough for Lehigh University graduate Megan Thode. A judge yesterday rejected Thode's headline-grabbing $1.3 million lawsuit over a C+ she got while still in school, the Lehigh Valley Morning Call reports. The judge said that Thode had failed... More »

Lehigh Student Sues Over Grade

She claims university unfairly ruined her career path

(Newser) - Here's one extreme way to dispute a bad grade: A graduate student at Pennsylvania's Lehigh University has sued the school because she didn't earn a high enough grade in a key course, reports the Morning Call . Megan Thode got a C+, but she needed a B in... More »

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