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Underage Drinking Charges for the Penn State Sorority

Underage Drinking Charges for the Penn State Sorority
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STATE COLLEGE, PA — A sorority at Penn State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning.

 

Court records show that Alpha Chi Rho is facing charges after supposedly serving the alcohol at a September 28 sorority house party.

 

Police say the women could enter the party, and at no time they were asked for their identification. Medical records show the women were later hospitalized.

 

Tighter enforcement of underage drinking at Penn State frats was one of the changes by the university in the wake of the death of student Timothy Piazza of New Jersey, who fell down the stairs at Beta Theta Pi in February after an alcohol-related hazing ritual.

 

University records show that Alpha Chi Rho was already placed on a one-year suspension in July following a maintain hazing.

 

A preliminary hearing for the most recent charges is scheduled for November 8.

 

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