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Phi Gamma Delta chapter booted after hazing in Texas


UTSA boots Phi Gamma Delta fraternity for hazing
The Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — A fraternity that hazed pledges with flaming toilet paper and sand-covered hot dogs has been suspended from the University of Texas at San Antonio campus.

Administrators booted the Phi Gamma Delta chapter off campus this month until 2013 after learning of the alcohol-fueled hazings by the Fijis.

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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