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The University at Buffalo has lifted its Greek life suspension while also imposing new anti-hazing and oversight regulations on fraternities and sororities.

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A review of Greek Life at the University at Buffalo, prompted by suspected hazing and the death of a student, has been completed and recommendations are expected by the end of the week.

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The University at Buffalo student who was hospitalized following a suspected fraternity hazing incident last week has died.

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Along with suspending the official activities of all University at Buffalo fraternities and sororities, a committee is being formed to review Greek life at the university.

A University at Buffalo student was rushed to the hospital early Friday following a potential hazing incident that occurred at a fraternity house.

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The West Virginia University Board of Governors has settled a lawsuit over the 2014 death of a student from Williamsville.

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As college students prepare to return to campuses in the next couple of weeks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new anti-hazing law Monday. It prohibits certain physical contact or requiring physical activity during an organization's initiating ceremony to prevent the deaths or serious injuries of students during fraternity pledging. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley talked to a local couple who lost their son in fraternity hazing four years ago.  


Cornell reins in fraternities amid reports of hazing

May 7, 2018

Cornell University has announced new rules for its fraternities and sororities after reports of hazing.

9 arrests made in Brockport hazing incident

Dec 7, 2017
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Nine men have been charged with misdemeanors in  Brockport in connection with a months-long hazing investigation at the College of Brockport.

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West Virginia University's governing board has responded to a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Williamsville native Nolan Burch.

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A local family is filing a lawsuit against West Virginia University in the death of an 18-year-old student.

Williamsville native charged in WVU fraternity death

Feb 11, 2015
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A West Virginia University fraternity member from Williamsville has been charged with two hazing-related misdemeanors after the November death of another student, also from Williamsville.