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Fresno State Theta Chi: Stupid and Senseless Tragedy–Los Angeles Times article link

Opinion by Moderator: Like the death of Daniel Riordan at Maryland and so many others, fraternity members literally required their pledges to lock themselves up in a room with booze and poison themselves until they vomited.  Unfortunately, one died. And now the coverup has begun and no one is talking to reporters. In fact, fraternity members have circled the wagons and now are refusing to talk to police. Read about it here. Moderator

This is the chapter prior to the death:


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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