Skip to comments.Police Find 5 ‘Horrified’ Nearly Naked BU Students In Fraternity House
Posted on 04/10/2012 11:07:40 AM PDT by Brown Deer
BOSTON (CBS) Five nearly naked college students were found shivering in a Brighton basement Monday, tied together with duct tape.
Boston Police say they found the group terrified and humiliated. There were also signs the Boston University students may have been beaten.
The early morning raid left police officers stunned.
No one answered the door at 24 Ashford Street Monday night, but when police responded early Monday morning, they found the male students circled in the basement, stripped to their underwear.
Police responded to the house after a call about a loud party.
According to police:
All five were shivering and had horrified and fearful looks on their faces. They were all tied together via duct tape wrist to wrist to form a human chain. Officer asked if they were alright and got no verbal answer. Victim looked right at Officer and with tears coming down his face shook his head from right to left and back indicating no.
Police say several condiment-type items were poured on the students, including flour,coffee grinds, fish sauce, chili sauce, honey, hot sauce, mustard, and empty sardine cans.
The students also had red welts on their backs, investigators said, indicating that they may have been beaten.
Police say its an underground fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi.
A Boston University spokesperson told WBZ-TV that members of the same unrecognized fraternity were already under investigation for a previous incident.
Last month, the school cut ties with a sorority on Ashford Street after another alleged hazing incident.
We hold all of our students accountable for any violation of the code of student responsibilities, whether it happens on or off campus. We are very concerned for the alleged victims, B.U. spokesman Colin Riley said in a statement.
There were no arrests, but police are considering criminal charges.
Post Barney Frank joke here.
It’s pretty funny to some unless it’s you or your child. A few prosecutions of these events as class one sexual assaults might take dome of the humor out of it for the perpetrators.
And no, I don’t lack a sense of humor, I just don’t think sadists should have a “get out of jail free” card
Just a prank to get Boston College’s Hockey team off the front page.
I have a feeling that a Pledge - Master and 1 or more Alpha Epsilon Pi members are soon to find out what jail pledge hazing is all about.
It's pretty funny to some unless it's you or your child.
Never a truer statement.
Expulsion for the perpetrators for a start should do- else sue the college. Probably get off squeaky clean, to keep the institution's "good name".
I’d recommend that college kids not join fraternities, sororities or attend their parties . . . as the old saying goes: I wouldn’t want to belong to any group that would have me as a member. I intentionally chose a college with the frat system because even at that young age I knew tribalism was something to avoid.
I intentionally chose a college with the frat system
should read: without the frat system
back in the olden days (when I was little) frats used to haze people to see if you could man-up enough to take it
Hazing was performed by older, responsible brothers who went through it themselves and so the shared experience formed a lifelong bond... not enjoyable, many can disagree.. but that was what it was
I was ‘hazed and hell no I am not going to tell you about it- but afterwards I learned there was always someone watching over us for our safety when we thought we were about to die, because they really did care- learning that was a revalation and bonding experience in itself
these days is is immature, stupid, and irresponsible children who saw or heard about a frat hazing and decided it was all about being cool and torturing others for the cheap thrill of it- not a brotherly experience at all
Post Barney Frank joke here.
new members of the Stool Pushers Union ?
Never understood the sick tradition of this. But don't make yourself a victim.
Same here. It was a way of separating wimps from men. It was a good experience for me. Unfortunately, my chapter doesn't do it anymore because we got in trouble for hazing. So the "old ways" are gone at my chapter and it's just not the same anymore.
Having a good weekend doing impossible physical challenges, where the pledges get slightly humiliated, I understand.
Why it’s allowed to turn into a freaky sado-masochistic horror show, I don’t understand.
The whole fraternity should be disbanded and those responsible for running should be expelled, with the mark on their scholastic record for other post-secondary institutions should be able to see.
Were they using the pledges as rat bait?
Back in the day, the individualists pledged Gamma Delta Iota (aka - G Damned Independents). Life gives us hazing enough, not to mention DI’s in Basic.
To complete Hell Week, instead of being annointed with food items, and left indoors, my fraternity then drove us 100 miles to the desert in the winter.
We were dropped between 5 and ten miles from the main highway, to walk back. We had some guys that cried, but none who quit.
Reaching the main highway at dawn, we had a dime to call for rides. We called family and friends, not the police.
Two fraternity members now serve as judges, on the county Superior Court. (This hazing stuff is supposed to be sacred secret).
Along with the entitlement society, goes inability to suffer challenges which build character.
Fraternities have a long history of being a refuge for homosexuals on college campuses around the nation.
News like this is not surprising, but does shed light on fraternities adoption of the homosexual agenda.
Boston Police Probe Second Alleged Hazing
Nine students BU officials believe to be members of the unrecognized fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) are under investigation by police from the BU Police Department and the Boston Police Department for allegedly hazing five other students, also apparently brothers. The incident was discovered early Monday morning by Boston police responding to a complaint of a loud party at 24 Ashford Street in Allston. According to a Boston police report, the officers found five apparent pledges dressed only in their underwear standing in the basement, covered with various food ingredients and with their hands bound together. Further investigation revealed red welts on the backs of the alleged victims.
More at link
Perhaps they were seeking to protect themselves from sexually transmitted disease.
I my case, we remodeled the bathrooms, and stripped and rebuilt the deck. Much better team building with out all the s&m bull scat.
It (confronting the active members) was a real turning point in my life. At 19, I decided that there are lines I will not cross no matter what, and helped others do so. The seniors wanted to kick us all out, even if the house went bankrupt.
My oldest daughter is a year away from her Chemical Engineer degree at one of the biggest party schools in the nation. She is in a sorority of female engineers, all types, agricultural to nuclear. It’s a bunch of nerdy geeks and they network and bond for life without any hazing. It’s a cool group of focused young ladies and this weekend is family day and I’ll be playing softball with them and a lot of their parents. I can’t wait
I've never understood the attraction to fraternities and sororities. Seems to me that they prey upon the weak and immature who are unable to function on their own in the absence of mommy and daddy providing for their every need.
Explulsion, followed by jail time. Let’s see, kidnapping, assault, what else?
Mark Zuckerburg’s fraternity, as well as my brother AND dad. I never felt the need to join one. Just as good, I’d have blood in my eyes right now if this happened to me . . .
I wish that was all that I had to endure during BCT back in early ‘71.
This is the same stupid BS that happens at camp. Bunch a loons were doing crap to kids at 2am; dragging them outta their bunks and shaving a leg or something. They came for me I came out with a 4-1/2 inch fishing knife and offered to fillet the firs SOB who laid a hand on me. The hazing s#!+ stopped dead cold right there.
I like good fun, a decent roast, and a good ribbing as much as the next guy; you TOUCH me and you’re an ER case — like — NOW.
“Same here. It was a way of separating wimps from men. “
I find that quite funny
“Same here. It was a way of separating wimps from men. “
I find that quite funny
“I always wonder what go awful thing did they do to become a member. “
It pales in comparison to what you have to do to join the military.
I’m a faculty adviser for a fraternity. Most of the hazing comes from the pledges themselves. They want to do something that makes them stand out so they can say “We had it much worse than you guys”. We frown on paddles but the pledges want them for their walls.
The worst thing the brothers do is make them wear a tie once a week. They act like they are being tortured.
The best thing that they are required to have a higher GPA than campus and the highest GPA frats get the best pledges.
Highest GPA last year : Zeta Beta Tau(Zion Bank & Trust), the Jewish house.
Wow! At first I thought this was Baylor (Baptist) U., which still wouldn’t be surprising.
” Yeah, I’m going to let some little chicken necked, khaki wearing little f$ck, with popped collars and unique (just like all the others) dress code beat, humiliate and hurt me. Nah, I’d rather join the Marines and let the pros do that. If any of my college classmates had tried that, I’d be in prison and they’d be female quadriplegics. “
if it is unrecognized how does the university claim jurisdiction?
Fathers and Mothers, look to your daughters - because if you don’t, others will.
I think those in charge have become sadists who actually enjoy torturing others as a control issue (personality defect)
They bit you where?
>> Five nearly naked college students were found shivering in a Brighton basement... police say its an underground fraternity
OK, that fits... now if they had found them in the *attic*, *that* would be strange.
I belonged to “I Tappa Keg” in college.
I went to a small private college, and we had to wear a tie and jacket to dinner every evening.
yep, it's basically a cover for bullies and weaklings who couldn't kick anyone's ass so they have the cover of the frat.
They're everywhere. My father told me about a douche bag in Paris Island march a bunch of boots into the swamp and killed them with the same mentality. He said he had some booze, got pissed off and just marched them into the swamp. Probably had been done a bunch before , but this time he killed 5-6 boots. Said he was a crappy DI and hated his guts cause he was a bully.
He never let me "join" anything but Corps. Frats were a f'ing joke when I went back to school. I discourage my girls from any guys in those except for the service organizations... like Engineering, Business Majors etc... other than that in my very limited exposure it's just a way of pooling resources to chase tail, buy booze, pass school notes and prolong high school. Like I said before, if you want that and are willing to take the beating/humiliation/group think... go for it. It looks fun and expensive, I just couldn't hang around guys like that. I've got 2-3, 3a.m., bail me out of jail, bury a body friends I just never needed to rent any.
I was starting to agree with you, then I read this. Hearing an Aggie make fun of other people's traditions is like having your manhood questioned by Barney Frank.
I guess they never told you about the Aggie "jizz jar." I'd also take popped up collars over this: