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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
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Expelled LSU Student Sentenced to Five Years in Fraternity Hazing Death

REUTERS/Sean GardnerThe former Louisiana State University student who was found guilty of negligent homicide for the hazing death of 18-year-old Phi Delta Theta pledge Max Gruver was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday.Jurors reportedly took just one hour to convict Matthew Naquin in July. The 21-year-old Texas native was also sentenced to three years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service. The judge ordered Naquin to write a letter of apology to the Gruver family, and for ...
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Texas fraternity president spared jail following rape accusation plea deal

The former president of a fraternity at a private Christian university in Texas has been spared jail time after being accused of raping a fellow student at a party, in a decision which has devastated the victim and her family. Jacob Anderson, 23, was accused of repeatedly raping a woman at a party in 2016, after she was plied with drink. A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain, allowing the former Baylor university student to walk free and serve only community service. The woman, who was...
Tags: Texas, News, Stanford, Baylor, Turner, Anderson, Waco, McLennan County, Phi Delta Theta, Jacob Anderson, Brock Turner, Strother, Abel Reyna, Jacob Walter Anderson

University of North Dakota student leader faces theft charge

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The treasurer of the University of North Dakota Student Government is accused of embezzling from a fraternity. Chase Johnson of Fargo faces a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing between $10,000 and $50,000 from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, where he also had served as treasurer. Johnson’s attorney didn’t immediately […]
Tags: News, Johnson, University of North Dakota, Nation & World, Phi Delta Theta, University of North Dakota Student Government, Chase Johnson

Fraternity appeals school’s decision after hazing probe

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Southern Indiana is appealing the school’s decision to withdraw recognition of the organization’s chapter following hazing and alcohol violations. The Indiana Lambda chapter of Phi Delta Theta filed the appeal Thursday. Following an interim suspension and investigation, officials at the Evansville school announced this week […]
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Florida State suspends Greek life following alcohol death

By JOE REEDY TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University indefinitely suspended its fraternities and sororities Monday after the alcohol-related death of a freshman pledge and cocaine charges for another fraternity member. University President John Thrasher didn’t say how long the suspension will last. “This pause is needed to review and reflect on the loss of a young life and to implement serious changes,” Thrasher said. “For this suspension to end, there will need to be a new normal for Greek...
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LSU Fraternity Brother Released On Bond After Hazing Death

A Lousiana State student was released on bond Thursday following the hazing death of pledge Maxwell Gruver, according to reports. Gruver, 18, died from a what LSU police are investigating as a hazing-related death Sept. 14. Hudson Kirkpatrick, 19, was one of 10 men in LSU's chapter of Phi Delta Theta arrested for Gruver's death. Kirkpatrick's bond amounted to $5,000. 
Tags: News, LSU, Kirkpatrick, Gruver, Phi Delta Theta, Maxwell Gruver, Lousiana State, Hudson Kirkpatrick

Warrants out for 10 frat members

Police at Louisiana State University have issued arrest warrants for 10 Phi Delta Theta members as they investigate whether a fraternity hazing led to the death of a freshman student.
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LSU Fraternity Member Charged With Negligent Homicide After Maxwell Gruver’s Hazing Death

Eight fraternity brothers were charged this week in connection to the death of Louisiana State University student Maxwell Gruver. Gruver died in September in what police called a potential hazing incident.  Ten people in total were charged in connection with Gruver’s death. Eight were members of the university’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity, while the other two were connected in some way to the fraternity but were not current members or students at LSU, police said.
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Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

Police at Louisiana State University have issued arrest warrants for 10 Phi Delta Theta members as they investigate whether a fraternity hazing led to the death of a freshman student.
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Maxwell Gruver’s Family Speaks Out After Suspected LSU Fraternity Hazing Death

The family of a Louisiana State University student spoke out about his death after a suspected hazing incident. Maxwell Gruver, 18, died Thursday after being transported to a hospital from the Phi Delta Theta house at LSU. His grandfather, Eugene Gruver, said the family will be grieving his death forever.
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Maxwell Gruver Update: LSU Fraternity Formally Suspended After Suspected Hazing Death

A Louisiana State University fraternity was suspended following the suspected hazing death of a freshman Thursday. The national headquarters of Phi Delta Theta formally revoked the chapter’s charter four days after it announced it was investigating the death of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver.
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Fraternity ends Louisiana State chapter after student death

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A national fraternity says it has closed its chapter at Louisiana State University while it investigates the death of a freshman who was being considered for membership. A statement Monday on Phi Delta Theta’s website says preliminary results from its investigation of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver’s death found that some members […]
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Possible Hazing Suspected in L.S.U. Student’s Death

Louisiana State University said it was investigating the death of Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, after he was taken to a hospital from a fraternity.
Tags: News, Louisiana State University, Hazing, Phi Delta Theta, Fraternities and sororities, Maxwell Raymond Gruver

WSU student hospitalized after drinking at frat party

A Washington State University student was hospitalized with a life-threatening blood-alcohol level after a recent event at the Phi Delta Theta house.
Tags: Education, Local News, Northwest, WSU, Washington State University, Phi Delta Theta

State Rep Wants Georgia Tech President to Resign Over Decisive Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

For the past several years, Georgia Tech been aggressive in punishing students accused of assault and harassment. In August, a black woman complained that members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Georgia Tech had shouted racial slurs at her through a window. The fraternity claimed there was no proof, but it was suspended and required to partake in sensitivity training. An investigation from the Atlantic Journal Constitution found that the school had expelled or suspended “nearly every stud...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Georgia, Title IX, Georgia Tech, Phi Delta Theta, Earl Ehrhart, Bud Peterson, Atlantic Journal Constitution

Fraternity President at Christian University Charged With Rape 

Twenty-year-old Jacob Anderson, president of Baylor University’s chapter of Phi Delta Theta, was arrested for sexual assault on Thursday. Anderson was charged after a woman was admitted to a nearby hospital and underwent a rape kit. Prior to her admission to the hospital, the woman had been at a party at the fraternity house.Read more...
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Baylor fraternity president arrested on rape charge

The president of the Baylor chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity was arrested Thursday on a charge of sexual assault.           
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