Suspension Remains in Place for Sorority Sisters Accused of Hazing at the University of South Florida

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In Tampa, Florida, students at the University of Tampa attempted lift a suspension related to hazing allegations. The sorority sisters of Delta Sigma Theta were accused of making or forcing pledges to eat garlic and consume hot sauce. There were also allegations that the pledges were paddled. Under Florida Statutes, it appears that this kind of conduct would constitute hazing which is considered a crime in the State of Florida. College and high school students should be able to join clubs, organizations, teams, fraternities, and sororities without the fear, humiliation, and potential dangers of personal injuries from hazing type of actions. See Suspension remains for sorority Sister in Hazing.