Campus / News / January 31, 2019

Alleged hazing recorded at TKE this weekend

Campus Safety received an anonymous report of alleged hazing at Tau Kappa Epsilon.  (TKS Archives)

Campus Safety received a report of an alleged hazing incident at Tau Kappa Epsilon that occured at midnight on Saturday Jan. 26, according to the Campus Safety Crime Log. The incident was recorded under “Disorderly conduct.”

An anonymous report was submitted on Jan. 27 at 1:49 a.m., Director of Campus Safety Mark Welker wrote in an email to TKS.

Director of Campus Life Eleanor Kahn told TKS in an email that they take hazing allegations very seriously and are actively looking into the situation.

“Anonymous reports such as this one can be difficult to investigate, so if anyone has additional information and would like to speak confidentially we welcome those conversations,” she wrote.

This is a developing story.

Erika Riley, Editor-in-Chief
Erika Riley is a junior majoring in creative writing and minoring in journalism. During her sophomore year, she worked as a news editor, and during her freshman year, she worked as a layout editor. She is the winner of the 2017 Ida M. Tarbell Prize for Investigative Reporting and the recipient of First Place Front Page Layout from the Illinois Press Association in 2016. Twitter: @ej_riley

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