Hazing News

How common is hazing among female athletes anyway? Probably more common than coaches wanted to think.

Read the survey that “shocked” the researcher. Between 6 and 9 athletes out of 100 participated in some type of sexual hazing similar to the lacrosse team hazing at Northwestern.

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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