Alabama university sues former frat member after ‘prank led to flooded house’

Alabama university sues former student for causing $400,000 in damage after he ‘flooded fraternity house while playing a prank’

  • Incident took place at Sigma Chi fraternity house at Samford University last year 
  • Federal lawsuit alleges two frat members caused $400,000 in damage 
  • John Brody Cantrell and a friend were in the attic of Sigma Chi frat house
  • They were there to play a prank on fellow frat members, it is alleged
  • The friend, Christopher Wilson, ‘stepped on pipe which flooded the home’ 
  • Cantrell is accused of breach of duty and negligence; Wilson wasn’t named 

A university in Alabama has sued a former student who they said participated in a prank that caused more than $400,000 in damage to a fraternity house where he lived.

The federal lawsuit filed this week by Samford University alleges

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University of Iowa Suspends Frat Over Totally Bonkers Hazing

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The University of Iowa has suspended one its fraternities amid allegations of inhumane hazing practices.

An investigative report about the goings-on at the Acacia frat house boggles the mind and is filled with references to dildos, Jungle Juice, vomit, and a “pet” cinder block named Rodney.

The report was obtained by the Cedar Rapids Gazette, which reports that alarms were raised by former members about the 5-year-old chapter’s activities in the fall of 2019 and spring of 2020.

Pledges were forced to drink insane amounts of alcohol, exercise in the freezing cold, blindfolded and subjected to deafening noise, locked in an attic, and prevented from studying for exams, the report said.

“All new members were berated and called demeaning and misogynistic names at various times during Initiation Week,” it said.

Pledges had to carry around strange items—dildos, a pumpkin,

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