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Florida International University suspends fraternity over drug, hazing Facebook posts


Florida International University has suspended its Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter after a “private” Facebook page maintained by the group became very public.

An anonymous email sent to multiple media outlets and university administrators included screenshots of about 70 posts from the page — some of them offering to sell drugs, others boasting about hazing new members, which is prohibited by university policy.

“Anyone have a connect for coke,” one group member wrote. “Not me, a friend wants, lol.”

In another post, someone offers to sell the prescription stimulant Adderall, which is often abused by college students as a study aid: “30mg of addy 10 starting tomorrow. 15 for non brothers.”

Another announces “on campus for those of you looking for the Pike Pharmacy” — and included his phone number. A man who answered at that number Wednesday confirmed his first name matched that of the Facebook post, but he then quickly hung up.

On the FIU Pike chapter’s official public Facebook page, a contact number is listed, but no one answered repeated calls Wednesday.

More here.