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

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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