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Sexual Misconduct
Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities
Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities

The Johns Hopkins University on Friday said it has banned all social events at fraternities, the school's latest move in response to the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon party last weekend. Hopkins officials said Friday that they will work with the student-run Inter-Fraternity Council to ensure safety at future events. Hopkins spokeswoman Tracey Reeves said the IFC, which governs Hopkins fraternities, voted this week to ban all open parties, or informal events where invitations aren't required. "We are working with them on an implementation plan. These efforts to self-regulate are a strong step in the right direction," Reeves said....