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What’s needed. A tip from the new “Hazing: Destroying Young Lives”

Some schools try to stop drunk driving by sponsoring buses to the popular clubs where students often use counterfeit identification cards to get served or have older students slip them drinks in secret.. The universities rarely or never check the ID cards when they get on the bus. That’s a way of condoning underage drinking. It simply shuffles the problem from the school to the bars. Put pressure on schools to have the bus drivers check IDs as well. –Hank Nuwer

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of 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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