UW-Madison suspends Sigma Chi fraternity for violating probation

MADISON, Wis. - UW-Madison is once again suspending a fraternity that's found itself in trouble with the university multiple times in recent years.

The university announced Wednesday it is suspending Sigma Chi from all campus activities until January 21st, 2020, or until the chapter elects a new executive board -- whichever is later.

The suspension comes after the fraternity was caught serving alcohol at an event despite already being on probation, barring it from the ability to serve alcohol.

It's the latest suspension for a chapter that has found itself in hot water multiple times in recent years. UW-Madison previously suspended Sigma Chi in 2017 for providing alcohol to underage students and reportedly singing a song glorifying sexual assault. It was also suspended during the 2014-2015 school year for underage drinking after a student had to be sent to detox.

Sigma Chi does have a right to appeal the suspension.

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