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For more than 20 years, Brentwood High (Pittsburgh) hazing beatings and paddlings endured: 1930s-1952

Here is the clipping:  Pittsburgh Press, May 16, 1952

Brentwood High School today

High School Principal H. Clarke Metcalfe refused to comment on the arrests of 11 during the 1952 Freshman Hazing Week. Metcalfe was a chemist.



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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