The inspiration for the movie is getting shut down.

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Dartmouth College Shutting Down Famous Frat

In Ohio, four colleges have dealt with accusations of hazing, underage drinking, even rape involving different fraternities and sororities over the past year. Greek life at The Ohio State University, Ohio University, The University of Toledo and Miami Univesrity of Ohio all have had investigations.

But the problem just isn’t a problem in Ohio; it stretches to other states and its forcing colleges to reform Greek life, on and off campus.

One of America’s most prestigious colleges is leading that charge.

Dartmouth College is taking steps to shut down its most famous fraternity.

Alpha Delta was the inspiration for the movie “Animal House.”

More than 30-years later, it’s in trouble for branding new members.

Dartmouth Professor Peter Hackett is pushing for reform in Dartmouth’s Greek system. And recently the college announced a blueprint for change.

The school banned hard alcohol and eliminated pledging in the Greek houses.