Ohio University Sigma Pi members invented a rare way to kill someone in a hazing incident. A lawsuit alleges that members used pledges to cheat academically, to deprive them of sleep, to make them drink near-lethal levels of alcohol, and to feed them nitrous oxide. Tragically, the last killed Collin Wiant. Tara Morgan of ABC-TV reports
“Damn it, an alcohol-free house should not mean members give booze away for free. Too many fraternity chapters defy their national organizations and endanger their prospective members and guests. Enforcement by law is essential to stop the next death of a Tim Piazza, Max Gruver or all these fine members of the Lost Chapter.” –Hank Nuwer, Author (The Lost Chapter was the term I coined in 1989 for my first book on hazing: “Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing.”
The audience reaction shows they get it. The problem is to reach LSU Dekes and PSU Beta Theta Pi who flout the rules of civil behavior.