CSU Northridge alters frat rules after pledge dies

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California State University, Northridge has revised its guidelines for Greek organizations and other clubs following the death of a fraternity pledge during a hike.

The Los Angeles Times reports  the rules announced Tuesday require clubs to submit student recruitment plans in advance and have members participate in new training programs.

All recruitment plans will be reviewed and approved by school advisers.

The moves come after 19-year-old Armando Villa died last month while hiking with other Pi Kappa Phi pledges. He passed out after apparently running out of water.

Sheriff's officials and college administrators are investigating his death. Villa's family says he was hazed during and before the hike. Fraternity officials have said hazing is not allowed.

The fraternity has been suspended from all activities.

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