Hazing News

Rider decision regarding retention of dean and adviser

Rider University is apparently mulling over whether two Rider officials will be kept on the payroll.

Here is an article from April back when Tony Campbell still had a voice.

After the death of Devercelly, remarkably on campus it was Greek life as usual.

Links: Greek bids at Rider

DeVercelly died of Absolut overdose.

Excerpt: Lawrence Township Police Department (LTPD) arrived on the Lawrenceville campus at 1:52 a.m. Thursday upon notification that a student was vomiting from heavy consumption of alcohol. DeVercelly allegedly drank three-quarters of a bottle of Absolut vodka within a 15-minute time span, according to a University official.

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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