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Brooke High School (W.V.) athletic hazing confirmed

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Snippet from the Intelligencer

A “hazing incident” among student-athletes at Brooke High School is being investigated, officials confirmed last week. There were reports three students had been suspended from team activities.

…Brooke County Board of Education President Jim Piccirillo told our reporter the problem is being addressed.


Nice job, Intelligencer. Please follow up specifically with the punishments and account of the crime. Make sure police were involved if it looks as if activities amounted to a crime. –Hank Nuwer

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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