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Bill Maher revisits Animal House and criticizes over-the-top recent fraternal behavior

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Moderator: ┬áBill Maher did cite my oft-referred to statistic about [at least] one death a year from hazing on college campuses–unattributed, of course. But more people will remember the statistic if Bill Maher says it than if I say it. ┬áThe bottom line. The deaths have to stop, and reforms have been wide and extensive and given important media coverage to get undergrads to keep one another safe and unexploited by their peers.

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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