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FSU suspends all fraternities and sororities after studentís death
CBS North Carolina ^ | November 6, 2017 | Staff

Posted on 11/06/2017 12:42:37 PM PST by C19fan

Florida State University has indefinitely suspended all Greek activities on campus following the death of a fraternity pledge.

FSU President John Thrasher announced the suspension on Monday, according to the university’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

“For this suspension to end, there will need to be a new normal for Greek Life at the university,” he said. “There must be a new culture, and our students must be full participants in creating it.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wncn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: fraternities; fsu
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Hope the parents take the frat and the school to the cleaners.
1 posted on 11/06/2017 12:42:37 PM PST by C19fan
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Hard to have a new normal with all activities suspended. How does that work? Can they still live in the houses?


2 posted on 11/06/2017 12:44:45 PM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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The story doesn’t say what it was - alcohol poisoning?


3 posted on 11/06/2017 12:46:21 PM PST by GnuThere
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"...a new normal...." "...at the university"???

And there's not a riot at the president's office? Students aren't trashing the library, and seeking out conservatives to beat up?

4 posted on 11/06/2017 12:49:59 PM PST by onedoug
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More than likely - The body of 20-year-old Andrew Coffey was found in his home about a mile away from campus at 10 a.m. on Friday after he attended a party.
5 posted on 11/06/2017 12:52:03 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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Or both - During the suspension, Thrasher also banned alcohol at all “Recognized Student Organization” events. According to FSU, a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity was arrested Monday in an unrelated case for the sale and trafficking of cocaine.
6 posted on 11/06/2017 12:52:59 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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The time is NOW. As a nation, we need to take back our children from the “educators” and the “entertainment” and “sports” businesses, and re-instill “deeply religious and moral” values in them. If we don’t, God help us.


7 posted on 11/06/2017 12:53:13 PM PST by Kalamata (Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out - D. Horowitz)
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To: Genoa

An accident happened during Greek Week at my university back when. It depends on the university charter. I’m a frat brother and those idiots who handle pledges/plebes should know which ones wont last. Then again, I’m sure there are idiot taskmasters who come back the next year just to inflict the same sh*t (actually more) than the previous batch received.


8 posted on 11/06/2017 12:54:08 PM PST by beergarden
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To: Genoa

The “new normal” is guaranteed to be all about social justice, rape culture and white privilege...


9 posted on 11/06/2017 12:55:04 PM PST by clintonh8r (I've been banned from TheHill.com. #Proud)
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To: C19fan

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/11/06/fsu-posts-press-release-greek-life-ban/836939001/

The action follows the death three days ago of Andrew Coffey, a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi, who was found unresponsive after attending a party, and the arrest today in an unrelated case of Garrett John Marcy, 20, who was charged with the sale and trafficking of cocaine. Marcy is a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.


10 posted on 11/06/2017 12:55:11 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Genoa

They can live and eat there according to what I read.


11 posted on 11/06/2017 12:55:36 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: C19fan

Sorority girls can be mean but they rarely kill people.


12 posted on 11/06/2017 12:56:55 PM PST by iowamark
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They’re allowed to eat in the houses. That’s nice. I suppose they can have guests over for a visit now and then.


13 posted on 11/06/2017 12:57:42 PM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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It doesn’t seem clear at this point that either the university or the fraternity had anything to do with his death.


14 posted on 11/06/2017 12:57:57 PM PST by clintonh8r (I've been banned from TheHill.com. #Proud)
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To: onedoug

No black people were harmed at Greek Life, so .....


15 posted on 11/06/2017 12:58:13 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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I drank too much at many a fraternity party back in the day. There was strong peer pressure. But it was nobody’s fault but mine. It was a voluntary association I could have walked away from at any time.


16 posted on 11/06/2017 12:59:32 PM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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The Criminoles.......................


17 posted on 11/06/2017 12:59:36 PM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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The schools punish all the fraternities if anything goes wrong. It’s like the school prays that a dead student is in a fraternity so they can blame them.

You don’t need to be in a fraternity to drink yourself to death. Kids today don’t know how to drink. They pound liquor like we pounded 3.2 beer. I was visiting my son on campus and he had just gotten a friend out of jail where he spent the night. The kid blew a .06 at 2PM the day after he got arrested. No frats involved.


18 posted on 11/06/2017 1:00:42 PM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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OK, fine.

First, though, I would like to see how many students living in dorms and apartments at FSU have had similar incidents. I'd also like to know per capita how many such incidents occur per student-year, for each group.

When I was in college, people in dorms did everything from fall out of bunk beds drunk from three stories up...

to get electrocuted on various transformers....

to die of alcohol or drugs... to commit serious violent felonies, say, attempted murder.

These students were NOT fraternity or sorority people.

All these incidents got scant press.

The lifestyles, beliefs, extracurricular activities, politics, social status, etc., were never delved into.

I see this as just another means the left uses to break up any groups of people on campus who want to follow some kind of student traditions, who refuse to be lockstep liberal, and especially, who refuse to live in the government dorms, where the indoctrination is 7/24/365.

People are welcome to flame away.

19 posted on 11/06/2017 1:01:36 PM PST by caddie (Tagline: Tag, you're it.)
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We had a big party one semester. A kid left the party, went back to the dorm and jumped out of a window. Killed him. They tried to blame us but one of our members was the first African American SGA President in the school’s history so it went nowhere.


20 posted on 11/06/2017 1:03:49 PM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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