The nauseating fraternity/sorority stories -- many of them involving hazing -- just keep on coming.
The latest is from Wilmington College in Ohio, where three pledges of Gamma Phi Gamma who were taken to the basement of the fraternity, called “Gobbler House,” and subjected to a series of miserable exercises, including being blindfolded, told to strip, had their mouths stuffed with limburger cheese and hit with “towels and shirts that had the ends balled up in knots” or which had items tied inside to “inflict pain,” according to an affidavit published by Smoking Gun.Read full article >>
A sparse crowd watched the Firebirds of the University of the District of Columbia begin the men’s basketball season this week, a loss to New Hampshire’s Franklin Pierce University. It just might be the last home opener the Firebirds ever play.Read full article >>
Muslim leaders in Montgomery County may have hit a stumbling block in their efforts to persuade school district officials to declare one of the two major Islamic holy days of the year an official school holiday.Read full article >>
The Loudoun County School Board is seeking input for its superintendent search. Through an online survey, officials are asking parents and other community members what characteristics they want to see in the new schools chief.Read full article >>
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