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Four Arrested at FSU for Hazing

The Sigma Chi fraternity at Florida State University is in trouble after campus police discovered that pledges were forced to drink alcohol to the point that they became ill.

Four members have been arrested on misdemeanor charges of hazing that “jeopardized the health and safety of the pledges,” according to

Since a female student reported concerns in October, FSU Police interviewed 65 witnesses, reported. The hazing is said to have taken place not only at fraternity meetings but also at football tailgates and parties with strippers.

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