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By Chris Guy and Chris Guy,SUN STAFF | April 21, 1998
PRINCESS ANNE -- Nearly two weeks after five University of Maryland, Eastern Shore students were hospitalized for injuries sustained during violent hazing, Kansas State University has suspended its chapter of the same fraternity.Officials at the Manhattan, Kan., campus say the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity could face expulsion after an investigation into how a 23-year-old alumnus was severely injured in an off-campus apartment.Pat Bosco, dean of student life at Kansas State, said Ernest Harris Jr. graduated in December with a degree in business administration.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2014
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the community and an elder for young men," said Herb Jenkins, general manager of public sector operations for Xerox Corp. and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, who said he benefited from Mr. Jackson's generosity of spirit and sense of caring.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | December 3, 2013
A fraternity chapter at Morgan State accused of discriminating against a student because he is gay has been placed on probation until fall 2015, university officials said Tuesday. In late October, senior Brian Stewart filed a formal complaint with the university alleging that the chapter rejected him because he is gay, offering derogatory social media messages he said were sent between fraternity members as proof. Morgan spokesman Jarrett Carter Sr. said a disciplinary panel investigating the complaint found that the Alpha Iota chapter violated university policies on discrimination.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
When Brian Stewart accused a local fraternity chapter at Morgan State University of discriminating against him for being gay late last year, the university stressed its commitment to diversity and began investigating. The two results, Stewart said this week, were that the Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi was placed on probation for breaking university discrimination policies, and Stewart became an even bigger target of harassment  on the school's Baltimore campus. "I had figures - hidden by the shadows of a campus residence hall and the night sky -- yell threats to me intentionally calling me a [gay slur]
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January 7, 2004
On January 3, 2004, JOSEPH A. SR.; devoted husband of Betty M. Sims; loving father of Joseph Jr., Steven, Craig and Bernard K. Also survived by two brothers, Maurice and Reginald, 10 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue, on Thursday, 2 to 8 P.M., family present 5 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 1300 Druid Hill Avenue, on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Kappa Alpha Psi services will begin at 11 A.M. Funeral at 11:30 A.M.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 18, 1998
State police have arrested a fifth member of a University of Maryland Eastern Shore fraternity in the hazing and first-degree assault of five student-pledges whose injuries required hospital treatment, including surgery.Six other suspects, all members of Kappa Alpha Psi, were being sought, police said.Police said Andre L. Vaughn, 21, whose Baltimore address was not available, surrendered to authorities at UMES in Princess Anne about 1: 30 p.m. Saturday. They said Vaughn's bail was set at $12,000.
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By Erika D. Peterman | September 3, 1998
Mt. Hebron High graduate wins law firm's scholarshipMichael David Manley, a 1998 graduate of Mount Hebron High School, has won a $500 scholarship from the law firm of Clark, Rapaport & Skalny. The firm awards the scholarship every year to high school students interested in improving the quality of the legal profession.Manley will attend Howard Community College and plans to practice law.Graduating seniors interested in applying for the scholarship should call Theresa A. Bast at 410-992-7575 or at 301-621-4152 for an application.
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December 6, 1998
Scholarship fund gets grant, plans career conferenceThe Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship Fund of Columbia has received a project grant from the Columbia Foundation and will sponsor a career-planning conference at Wilde Lake High School Jan. 23.The conference will be designed to provide about 150 ninth- and 10th-grade students with an overview of career opportunities, the academic requirements and the importance of preparing for the future.Role models will be presented, and a follow-up mentoring program is planned.
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By Craig Timberg and Craig Timberg,SUN STAFF | May 16, 1998
State police began serving arrest warrants yesterday to 11 University of Maryland, Eastern Shore students on assault charges stemming from caning in a hazing ritual that resulted in the hospitalization of five fraternity pledges.Troopers had arrested four of the men by last night, said Capt. Greg Shipley, a police spokesman.The 11 being sought, members of the Kappa Alphi Psi fraternity, are charged with first-degree assault, hazing and reckless endangerment.The assault charge is punishable by up to 25 years in prison, Shipley said.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,SUN STAFF | August 16, 2002
William Eugene Goodall, a retired Social Security Administration official who was active for half a century in Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, died of pulmonary arrest Saturday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He was 69. Mr. Goodall, known as "Goody" among his friends, was born and raised in Washington, where he graduated from Phelps Vocational High School in 1951. He attended Delaware State University on an athletic scholarship, playing football, basketball and baseball while earning his bachelor's degree in music education.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | December 3, 2013
A fraternity chapter at Morgan State accused of discriminating against a student because he is gay has been placed on probation until fall 2015, university officials said Tuesday. In late October, senior Brian Stewart filed a formal complaint with the university alleging that the chapter rejected him because he is gay, offering derogatory social media messages he said were sent between fraternity members as proof. Morgan spokesman Jarrett Carter Sr. said a disciplinary panel investigating the complaint found that the Alpha Iota chapter violated university policies on discrimination.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2013
Morgan State University has opened an investigation into a student's allegation that members of a fraternity he wanted to join rejected him because he is gay. Brian Stewart said he dreamed of joining Morgan's chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and thought members would be impressed by his academic accomplishments - Stewart said he was a White House intern - but he was rejected the day after his interview. He believes it is because of his sexual orientation, citing social-media messages using an anti-gay slur that someone sent him and told him were between fraternity members.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., a city public school educator who rose from being a classroom teacher to chief of staff to two Baltimore school chiefs, died Sunday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. The Mitchellville resident was 71. "Oscar was highly revered because he knew how to manage schools and work with people," said Walter G. Amprey, city school superintendent from 1991 to 1997, who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school administrator.
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By Donna M. Owens, Special to The Baltimore Sun | October 21, 2010
You might say that Aaron Maybin is on top of the world. Indeed, from the lofty perch of his new condo at the Inner Harbor, the 22-year-old NFL player has a panoramic view of the city he calls home. "Oh man, I love it," said Maybin, a linebacker for the Buffalo Bills who was born in Baltimore and went to school in Ellicott City. "To live downtown, to wake up and look out at the harbor, it's incredible. " Maybin, a standout at Mt. Hebron High School and an All American at Penn State University, was selected as the NFL's 11th overall draft pick in 2009.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | December 3, 2004
In Baltimore City Police union signs 3-year contract with 3% annual raises The city police union signed a three-year contract yesterday that is similar to the deals signed in recent months by both Fire Department unions, labor officials said. The police contract will give officers a 3 percent midyear raise in each of the next three fiscal years, starting this year, said Labor Commissioner Sean R. Malone. Under the contract, officers probably will assume a higher percentage of their health care costs, he said.
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January 7, 2004
On January 3, 2004, JOSEPH A. SR.; devoted husband of Betty M. Sims; loving father of Joseph Jr., Steven, Craig and Bernard K. Also survived by two brothers, Maurice and Reginald, 10 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue, on Thursday, 2 to 8 P.M., family present 5 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 1300 Druid Hill Avenue, on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Kappa Alpha Psi services will begin at 11 A.M. Funeral at 11:30 A.M.
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By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | December 23, 1995
In the wake of alleged sexual activity at Towson State University's student union last month, college administrators have banned a fraternity from using the building for at least a year.After reports of an all-male party with exotic entertainment by women, Charles E. Maloy, acting vice president of student life, recently imposed the restriction on the campus chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, which organized the party."There was sufficient reason to take that action," Dr. Maloy said. "It was an abuse of union space."
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2013
Morgan State University has opened an investigation into a student's allegation that members of a fraternity he wanted to join rejected him because he is gay. Brian Stewart said he dreamed of joining Morgan's chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and thought members would be impressed by his academic accomplishments - Stewart said he was a White House intern - but he was rejected the day after his interview. He believes it is because of his sexual orientation, citing social-media messages using an anti-gay slur that someone sent him and told him were between fraternity members.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,SUN STAFF | August 16, 2002
William Eugene Goodall, a retired Social Security Administration official who was active for half a century in Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, died of pulmonary arrest Saturday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He was 69. Mr. Goodall, known as "Goody" among his friends, was born and raised in Washington, where he graduated from Phelps Vocational High School in 1951. He attended Delaware State University on an athletic scholarship, playing football, basketball and baseball while earning his bachelor's degree in music education.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | December 29, 1998
Robert Hiram Harris, a Baltimore recreation official known for his caring ways with youth, died Wednesday of complications from pancreatitis at Liberty Medical Center. He was 68 and lived in Forest Park.Mr. Harris retired in 1986 as director of Cecil Kirk Recreation Center, ending a 32-year career at the Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks."He knew the pulse of the community and tried to give the people what they needed in their young lives," said Jean Powell, a retired assistant recreation supervisor in the agency.
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