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Moving interview with the parents of Collin Wiant, Ohio University Sigma Pi

Ohio University Sigma Pi members invented a rare way to kill someone in a hazing incident. A lawsuit alleges that members used pledges to cheat academically, to deprive them of sleep, to make them drink near-lethal levels of alcohol, and to feed them nitrous oxide. Tragically, the last killed Collin Wiant. Tara Morgan of ABC-TV reports

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of 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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