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2009-04-16 13:00:00

DALLAS, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly five years after the death of her son Gordie Bailey from alcohol poisoning at the University of Colorado, the founder of The Gordie Foundation Leslie Lanahan has reached a settlement with the National Chi Psi Fraternity over the case. As a result, Chi Psi must abide by a 14-point settlement that includes prohibiting alcohol from being served at any pledge activity, ensuring alumni presence at all formal activities, and establishing live-in directors by...

2008-10-14 18:00:21

Middlebury College will host two days of anti-hazing campus events, FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, on October 22 and 23, 2008, in conjunction with National GORDIEday and National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. Presented by The Gordie Foundation, this year's inaugural National GORDIEday will help raise awareness about the dangers of binge drinking and hazing and commemorate the lives of more than 1,700 students who die each year as a result of alcohol-related incidents. On Wednesday,...

2008-10-09 15:00:24

"HAZE," a full-length documentary film examining the college drinking culture in America, including the 2004 death of college freshman Gordie Bailey following a fraternity hazing incident at the University of Colorado, will make its World Premiere at the 16th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton, New York. Screenings will be held on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. and Friday, October 17, at 9 p.m. at United Artists Cinema 3 (30 Main Street in East Hampton, NY, 11937)....

2008-09-03 15:00:42

Dr. Jonathan C. Gibralter, President of Frostburg State University, was honored today with a national award recognizing his success in promoting a vibrant intellectual and social campus climate that de-emphasizes the role of alcohol. In the midst of a debate among college presidents around the legal drinking age, Dr. Gibralter, along with the 17 other presidents who were nominated for the award, stands out as a shining example of the real work being done to address this perennial, up-at-night...


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