A fraternity at the University of California, Irvine has been suspended as the school investigates the death of an 18-year-old freshman member.
UC Irvine officials confirmed the suspension of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity after police discovered Noah Domingo around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday in a bed at a home in Turtle Rock, Irvine Police Department spokeswoman Kim Mohr said, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Four Chinese-American members of the “Asian-American cultural fraternity,” Pi Delta Psi, of Baruch College in New York City were sentenced to jail in connection with the killing of 19-year-old freshman Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng in 2013 during a hazing ritual.
The members, who are all from Queens, New York, include Raymond Lam, Sheldon Wong, Charles Lai, and Kenny Kwan.
Four former Baruch College fraternity brothers in New York pleaded guilty on Monday to the 2013 death of Pi Delta Psi pledge Chun “Michael” Deng in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
Sheldon Wong, 24, Charles Lai, 26, Kenny Kwan, 28, and Raymond Lam, 23, have been charged with third-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter and hindering apprehension.
Asian students at the University of Pennsylvania are upset after Phi Gamma Delta fraternity member and his date on Saturday night called their beer pong team “VietPong.”
Photos of the couple at the frat’s FIJI date night, wearing military camouflage with war paint on their faces, were posted to Instagram and later acquired by The Daily Pennsylvanian.
The 54-year-old judge who last week sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to a lenient sentence for sexual assault has been revealed to be an alum and former athlete of Stanford University as well.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky gave Turner a sentence of six months in jail and three years probation for sexually assaulting a woman at a campus fraternity party.