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Southern University Greek injuries

Alpha Phi Alpha link


Southern University’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter has been suspended due to alleged hazing that left two initiates needing medical treatment, according to statements made by the university. 

Southern University Communications Director Janene Tate said Alpha Phi Alpha is currently under investigation. She said administrators at the university are working with local law enforcement and the campus police in this issue. 

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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