Hazing News

TKE investigation after newcomer’s spleen ruptured

Link to South Alabama story


A University of South Alabama student has been hospitalized with a ruptured spleen in what is being investigated as a possible fraternity hazing incident, and the fraternity has been suspended by both the university and its national organization, officials said Friday.

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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