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Officials won't deny alleged ZBT housing loss

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    UNABLE TO CONFIRM | Officials from Student Affairs and Zeta Beta Tau international did not deny the rumor that Columbia's chapter of ZBT has lost its brownstone.

Student Affairs and Zeta Beta Tau officials would not deny rumors Wednesday night that Columbia’s ZBT chapter has lost its brownstone.

Asked about Bwog's unsourced report—posted Wednesday around 6 p.m.—that the University has revoked ZBT's brownstone, Student Affairs spokesperson Katherine Cutler declined to comment. The executive director of ZBT's international organization, Laurence Bolotin, said he couldn't discuss the matter until Friday.

The Inter-Greek Council Judicial Board recommended in late January that ZBT lose its charter and housing after an unspecified hazing incident took place. The fraternity appealed the sanctions, however, and then-Dean of Student Affairs Kevin Shollenberger reversed the decision, allowing ZBT to keep its charter and brownstone pending the completion of an action plan.

The action plan stipulates that if the fraternity is found responsible for any additional violations—or if it fails to receive satisfactory ratings on its Alpha Standards—its charter will be revoked and its members immediately removed from the organization’s brownstone, located on 115th Street between Broadway and Riverside Drive.

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Anonymous posted on

So..did they lose it, or did they not lose it?

Can Spec people write? Do they even think?

Beta Tau Schmeta Tau....Columbia is still one gigantic douche bag.

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Honestly? posted on

So..can you read, or can you not read?
Can this anonymous troll right? Does it even think?
YOU are one gigantic douche bag.

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Anonymous posted on

watch your spelling, bright boy.

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Anonymous posted on

So..did they lose it, or did they not lose it?

Can Spec people write? Do they even think?

Beta Tau Schmeta Tau....Columbia is still one gigantic douche bag.

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Anonymous posted on

Yay. Renovate it and convert it into general student housing.

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