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Updated Apr 8, 2013 - 1:40 pm

UofA fraternity closed because of continued misconduct

TUCSON, Ariz. — A fraternity at the University of Arizona has been closed
because of continued misconduct.

School officials sidy the local chapter of Pi Kappa Phi had been in trouble 14
times since 2010.

The incidents including hazing, in which new fraternity members were deprived of
proper food and sleep, and underage booze bashes that ended with students being
hospitalized for excessive alcohol consumption.

After repeated fines, warnings and stints on probation, the chapter was shut
down after investigations by the university and the fraternity’s national
headquarters.

The Arizona Daily Star reported the closure marks the fourth
time in 15 months that a UofA fraternity has been shut down for chronic
troublemaking.

The school has stepped up efforts to educate incoming fraternity members and
their families about alcohol abuse and hazing.

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Information from: Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azstarnet.com

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