Hazing News

University of Central Florida investigates complaint of hazing

Here is the link to the Orlando Sentinel story.


A UCF fraternity pledge said he was forced to do exercises while his brothers pulled out a blindfold for him, screamed at him and threw a ball at him, according to an investigative report released by the university.

Sigma Chi, a fraternity at the University of Central Florida since 1974 and has 51 active members, is now under investigation.

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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