Hazing News

Details skimpy in alleged Charlotte hazing attack–Olympic High School

Here is the little reported


On Friday, March 11, police were told about a series of assaults that had taken place in the locker room.

Police spoke with the victim who said he was assaulted by several boys. He said they held him down on a on bench and struck him several times.

According to the police report, “The victim stated the hazing incident is an ongoing thing.”

The boy received minor injuries.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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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