Evanston, Illinois (CBS) — Following reports of someone prescribing drugs without consent, Northwestern University suspended the Brotherhood’s social activities and recruitment activities.
Northwestern University announced on Saturday that it had received a report claiming that they were drugged at the Brotherhood House at 2325 Sheridan Road without consent. In Evanston. The university reported that it is also investigating independent and similar reports of the Brotherhood on campus.
The university did not name the fraternity, but Daily Northwest Report They are identified as the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brotherhood at the Sheridan Road address, and the Alpha Epsilon Pi Brotherhood at 584 Lincoln Street.
AEPi’s statement: “Alpha Epsilon Pi is shocked by these stories. Our members are fully cooperating with the university’s investigations to find responsible persons. If proven guilty, these perpetrators should be punished by the law to the greatest extent.”
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The university pointed out that its fraternities and sororities ban alcohol in accordance with the policy and there are concerns about the health and safety of the community. Therefore, Northwestern University’s decision takes effect immediately, and at least until October 17, there will be no more social events or club-sponsored recruitment activities in the Northwest Brotherhood of the Brotherhood Committee.
This order applies to non-fraternity members and alumni. The university stated that anyone who violates the order will be referred to the university’s community standards office.
The university reported that it also communicated with the leadership of the Brotherhood Committee, which passed a resolution on Saturday agreeing to ban social activities.
At the same time, anyone with information about allegations of drug use is required to call Northwestern University police immediately at (847) 491-3456.