Sigma Chi suspended until end of semester

Emma Daniel News Editor Troy University’s Sigma Chi chapter will be suspended until the end of the fall semester due to an investigation into hazing, according to a statement from the University Seven members of Sigma Chi will also face individual disciplinary procedure through student judicial processes. After hazing allegations and an assault report filed through the Troy Police Department, Sigma Chi was suspended Sept. 9. An investigation by the Dean of Student Services and Office of Fraternity Affairs deemed the allegations credible. The fraternity will be barred from holding…

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Sigma Chi suspended, under investigation for alleged hazing

Pradyot Sharma Editor-in-Chief Troy University has suspended and is currently investigating Sigma Chi fraternity after a report involving hazing was filed. “Troy University’s chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity has been placed on suspension, effective Monday, Sept. 9 following reports of alleged hazing,” according to a statement from the University.   The fraternity is currently under investigation by the Dean of Student Services and the Office of Student Involvement.  The incident is also under investigation by the Troy City Police Department. “We have received a report involving hazing, and it is…

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Fallen Trojan memorialized

Lilly Casolaro News Editor The Trojan family lost one of its own on the morning of Friday, Oct. 14. Michael Derek Ken­nedy, a sophomore business major from Niceville, Florida, died off campus in the 300 block of Jane Road, according to an email sent by Herbert Reeves, dean of student services. According to the Troy Police Department, Kennedy was found lying in a yard with multiple chest wounds. The shooting was reported to the police on Friday at 3:26 a.m. “The subsequent investigation revealed that the resident on Jane Road…

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Walk to prevent suicide raises support and funds

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The “Out of the Darkness Walk” raised over $20,000 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in addition to Sigma Chi Fraternity’s contribution of $20,000 to the foundation in honor of its late brother JP Swartz. On Sunday, Oct. 9, more than 500 people assembled at the Trojan Track at the walk to raise awareness, show support and honor those lost to suicide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, 42,773 people died from suicide in 2014. “This event is an opportunity for us…

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