Hazing News

Penn Live puts 15 suspected hazing tragedies under the lens glass

Moderator: The following feature was written by veteran reporter Christine Vendel covering the Tim Piazza case. Because of unprecedented videotaping of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, this case is of maximum importance. I am pleased she used the database as a small aid to her coverage of 15 hazing cases in Pennsylvania.


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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