Some students said tighter rules regarding fraternities and sororities are long overdue as they have gone largely unregulated in the past.
Denise M. Trauth, the university's president, said in a statement that Greek organizations would be "prohibited from holding new-member events, chapter meetings, social functions and philanthropic activities until a thorough review of the Greek Affairs system is completed".
Texas State's Greek organizations must register all social events through the Greek Affairs Office. Penn State closed the fraternity following Piazza's death.
The San Marcos Police Department said Tuesday in a press conference that it's too early to determine if Ellis's death was from hazing. No arrests have been made at this time. According to the University, EMS was called Monday to an off campus apartment where Phi Kappa Psi pledge Matthew Ellis, 20, was found unresponsive. He was pronounced dead about an hour later. "I think it's super unsafe and these things have happened before, so I think it's definitely the right and the smart move", said Texas State Senior Stephanie Cloyd.
As a result of this tragedy, I have suspended activities of all Greek fraternity and sorority chapters at Texas State.
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Speaking to the media later, Tankha said they are studying the verdict and will decide on what needs to be done. He cited a Supreme Court observation that court's oral observations need not be considered as final verdict.
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The plaintiffs say the screening inconsistencies highlight the "faulty and defective quality" of Uber's driver screening. Among them, 1,599 had histories of violent crime and 51 were registered sex offenders, the lawsuit says.