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Kansas fraternity under investigation

iversity of Kansas officials are investigating a possible fraternity hazing incident that left a student seriously injured.

The freshman student, whose name has not been released, suffered head injury after jumping into a shallow pool at Phi Gamma Delta’s off-campus fraternity last week.

The university put the fraternity on interim suspension while officials investigate.

“The university absolutely will not tolerate hazing of any kind,” said Marlesa Roney, the vice provost for student success. “Such violations of human dignity are always

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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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