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CU Track Athletes learn a hard lesson: Off the team in Boulder

Link to Colorado University story


The half-dozen student-athletes also took pictures of themselves partying in CU Buffs athletic garb, and were shown toasting one another with what appears to be alcohol. The photos were sent to athletic department officials, sources said.
Athletic director Mike Bohn said he approved the dismissals and suspensions of the athletes earlier this month after coach Mark Wetmore brought the infractions to his attention. Bohn said none of the students would be kicked out of school and law enforcement was not involved at any level.

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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