What's Up at Chico State?
While everybody else tries to figure out where the severed foot came from, we've got our eyes a little further east. KESQ in Palm Springs reports that Phi Kappa Tau has been suspended at Chico State for participating in a porno film. We're not so thrown off by this and while it isn't quite in the academic tradition, it isn't that far off from Pierce College hosting an adult film photo shoot on their soccer field.
No, we're more concerned about the last sentence of the story which is the most shocking
One Chico State student died and another nearly died at two other fraternities during initiation rituals this year.
Really, Chico State? Maybe we should worry a little less about the sex and a little more about the violence.Update: eWorld points out that we got some parts of this story wrong. Picking up the piece from a Palm Springs source, we jumped headfirst into calling Chico east of LA. Well, it is, but it is also about 473 miles north of LA county. We also should have expressed our frustration with KESQ burying the lede in the last part of their story rather than with Chico State. The Los Angeles Times has a story> on what Chico is doing to deal with the fraternity problem.