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This is NOT the definition of “alcohol-free housing”


“Damn it, an alcohol-free house should not mean members give booze away for free. Too many fraternity chapters defy their national organizations and endanger their prospective members and guests. Enforcement by law is essential to stop the next death of a Tim Piazza, Max Gruver or all these fine members of the Lost Chapter.” –Hank Nuwer, Author (The Lost Chapter was the term I coined in 1989 for my first book on hazing: “Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing.”

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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