Hazing News

Millersport allegations checked

City prosecutor’s office to investigate hazing allegations at Millersport
The Eagle-Gazette Staff
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LANCASTER – An assault complaint filed by the mother of a student allegedly subjected to a hazing ritual at Millersport High School this past week is being forwarded to the Lancaster City Prosecutor’s Office for further investigation.

Millersport Police Chief Randall Lewis said on Thursday that the police report, which contains allegations of an assault following a March 6 baseball practice, was signed by the mother of a victim and that the case was being handed over to the city prosecutor.

Lancaster Law Director and City Prosecutor Terre Vandervoort said Thursday afternoon her office had not received the case yet.
The alleged offense is a simple assault charge, which is a first-degree misdemeanor, Lewis said.

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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. 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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