Hazing News

WIVB reports fraternity hazing arrests at SUNY Cortland


Hazing probe nets 8 Cortland students
Police seized steroids, other drugs in raid

Updated: Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010, 12:17 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010, 12:16 PM EST

* Posted by Nancy Sanders

CORTLAND, NY – Cortland police have charged 8 students with an alleged hazing incident at the Delta Kappa Beta fraternity at SUNY Cortland.

Police report that a 19-year-old man told them he was the victim of hazing last month. They later got a search warrant for the fraternity at 18 Reynolds Avenue in Cortland. Delta Kappa Beta is currently banned and not recognized by the University.

By Hank Nuwer

Journalist Hank Nuwer is the Alaska 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 current book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press. He is married to Malgorzata Wroblewska Nuwer of Warsaw, Poland and Fairbanks, Alaska. Nuwer is a former columnist for the Greenville (Ohio)Early Bird and former managing editor of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Alaska.
Nuwer was named the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists columnist of the year in 2021 for his “After Darke” column in the Early Bird. He also won third place for the column in 2022 from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He and his wife Gosia, recently of Union City, Ind., have owned 20 acres in Alaska for many years. “The move is a sort-of coming home for us,” said Nuwer. As a journalist, he’s written about the Alaskan Iditarod sled-dog race and other Alaska topics. Read his musings in his blog at Real Alaska Daily-- and in his weekly column "Far from Randolph" in the Winchester Star-Gazette of Randolph County, Indiana.

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