The February hazing death of Penn State sophomore Tim Piazza shocked and horrified the school’s community. Immediately, the fraternity that hazed Piazza, Beta Theta Pi, was shut down. Soon after, Penn State issued sweeping changes to Greek life on campus.
Yet the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), which represents Beta and 68 other of the largest fraternities, wasn’t fully aware of the types of hazing activities occurring at Beta, Caitlin Flanagan wrote in The Atlantic.
Flanagan wrote that a hazing ritual at Beta, referred to as the “Shep Test,” is a read more >>>