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Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said. The chapter of fewer than 10 students was suspended through the spring 2017 semester, Salisbury Dean Valerie Randall-Lee said. Neither Phi Beta Sigma's national executive director nor the local chapter could be reached for comment Monday evening. Randall-Lee said an initial hazing report in October could not be confirmed, but a second tip the following month led the university to investigate and suspend the fraternity. The incident is under a separate investigation by...