Ball State frats voluntarily ban alcohol at events

By Uloop Staff on October 24, 2017

Shafer Tower on the campus of Ball State University (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

In an interesting Greek Life development, 13 fraternities at Ball State University have signed a letter to ban alcohol from any events they host or co-host for the remainder of 2017.

A report from WIBC says “during this time period the university and the fraternities will embark on an different education programs for all active fraternity members. These programs will focus on sexual violence, alcohol education, hazing and bystander intervention.”

Kathy Wolf, vice-president of communication and marketing for the Muncie, IN school, told WIBC that “It’s not a singular event that caused this. This is a trend or a pattern of behaviors that we’ve seen that is unacceptable.”

The move has stirred up some negative emotions:

Some were taking a positive outlook:

And some were just enjoying the show on Twitter:

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