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Letter to the Brown and White, Lehigh

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I wanted to thank the B & W for its great coverage and the students and Greek Affairs staff at Lehigh
University for its amazing warm welcome when I appeared at campus. You and Geoff Baird might want to make
a short clarification on the online page, however. As I said in my talk, the baseball article I wrote was done as a participatory journalist, not
as a roster player; I’ve also on magazine assignments done other sports such as rodeo but always for
published magazine articles. See that article here for clarification only:

Thanks for clearing that up, Editor. Best wishes for a great school year. And thanks to all at Lafayette for a great experience. This is my second time to
speak at Lehigh. Both times I came away thinking what a classy school I just visited–and was grateful for its dedication to keeping students safe.

Hank Nuwer

By Hank Nuwer

Journalist Hank Nuwer is the Alaska author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. In April of 2024, the Alaska Press Club awarded him first place in the Best Columnist division and Best Humorist, second place.

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 current book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press. He is married to Malgorzata Wroblewska Nuwer of Warsaw, Poland and Fairbanks, Alaska. Nuwer is a former columnist for the Greenville (Ohio)Early Bird and former managing editor of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Alaska.
Nuwer was named the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists columnist of the year in 2021 for his “After Darke” column in the Early Bird. He also won third place for the column in 2022 from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He and his wife Gosia, recently of Union City, Ind., have owned 20 acres in Alaska for many years. “The move is a sort-of coming home for us,” said Nuwer. As a journalist, he’s written about the Alaskan Iditarod sled-dog race and other Alaska topics. Read his musings in his blog at Real Alaska Daily-- and in his weekly column "Far from Randolph" in the Winchester Star-Gazette of Randolph County, Indiana.

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