Prairie View Disbands Fraternity Over Hazing Death

April 21, 2010

Prairie View A&M has disbanded its chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity for violations of hazing rules and state law -- violations linked to the death of a student in October, The Dallas Morning News reported. The student, who had a medical condition that placed him at risk, collapsed during an intense exercise drill. A university report found that the fraternity tried to cover up its role in the tragedy, instructing students to deny that any fraternity members were present.

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