Hazing News

Another novel with hazing in the plot

Coming out in 2006, Maureen O’Brien’s novel “B-Mother.” Publisher is Harcourt.
O’Brien was a student at Ithaca College at the time a Delta Kappa pledge, Joey Parella of the Bronx, died following physical hazing in which he performed calisthenics in a steam room.

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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