A fraternity at Wilmington College is under a criminal investigation after a pledge lost a testicle during a Halloween eve initiation ritual that has thrust the Quaker-affiliated school into the national spotlight on hazing on college campuses.
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Wilmington College suspended Gamma Phi Gamma after learning about an alleged hazing incident that sent a prospective pledge to the hospital for surgery. Here are some facts about the fraternity:
Nickname: The Gobblers
Notable: Claims to be the nation’s largest and oldest single-chapter fraternity with more than 1,200 members.
Mission: “To pledge men who would promote their core values: brotherhood and sociability.”
Sources: Wilmington College website, Gamma Phi Gamma Facebook page
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