Hazing News

Spring break suspension at Eastern Kentucky University

Kappa Alpha Psi was suspended by its national organization and EKU pending an investiation into allegations of serious hazing. Specifics have not been released by EKU. Source Lexington Herald-Leader

A local TV station cited a source who said the suspension might be connected to the injuries sustained by 23-year-old Brent Whiteside, listed as stable at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, KY

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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