Omega Psi Phi

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Lee West III: UH Graduate Who Alleged Hazing Settles with Omega Psi Phi

    The long wait has ended for Lee West III, the University of Houston graduate who had sued Omega Psi Phi over alleged hazing incidents in 2009. Hair Balls learned today that the case, filed in Harris County in April 2010, had been settled out of court. Ayesha Mutope-Johnson, who has been representi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Another Nasty Fraternity Hazing Allegation in East Texas

    In April 2010, Xavier Christopher Foster, a freshman at the historically black Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, walked into a private apartment for a Kappa Alpha Psi pledge meeting. Instead of learning more about one of the nation's oldest African-American fraternities, he endured five hours o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    The 10 Most Popular Cover Stories of 2011

    Each year we take a look back at the most popular print stories from the past 12 months. This year our readers were really into food, crime and drama. But our most popular story? It may have been read by more Texans outside of Houston than any other cover we've done. 10. Still Standing: South Park ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2011

    Sons of Blood and Thunder

    Lee West III says he really wanted to be a member of Omega Psi Phi. But he couldn't take the beatings the underground black fraternity was handing out. By Steve Jansen

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Cover Story: UH Grad Sues African-American Fraternity Omega Psi Phi for Alleged Hazing

    ​Lee West III, a University of Houston junior and Omega Psi Phi pledge, says that during underground pledging meetings for the African-American fraternity (which turns 100 years old next month) in February 2009, he was beaten with a television antenna, a paddle and a broomstick that eventually ... More >>