Hazing News

A second Catholic school from Cleveland draws bad publicity for alleged hazing

Link to St. Edwards. St. Ignatius HS already has had suspensions for lacrosse hazing.


CLEVELAND, Ohio — A former student sued St. Edward High School on Tuesday, alleging that an older teammate attacked him and simulated a sex act during five assaults but that school officials did little to investigate the incidents.


By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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