Hazing News

Norwich’s hazing problems nothing new

Norwich U has been hit again with hazing lawsuit: story here. The lawsuit that Norwich finds itself with is a throwback to earlier days. See this 1916 blurb from the CS Monitor below:

Christian Science Monitor (1908-Current file). Boston, Mass.: May 26, 1916. pg. 4, 1 pgs

Document types: article
Dateline: NORTHFIELD, Vt.
Text Word Count 106
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Abstract (Document Summary)
NORTHFIELD, Vt.–The hazing of six members of the freshman class of Norwich University a few nights ago has resulted in the summary dismissal of three and the indefinite suspension of the remaining 27 members of the sophomore class.

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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