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Women’s soccer coach at New Mexico suspended

The University of New Mexico punished coach and players alike after off-campus, alcohol-related hazing went wild. Police say they could file felony charges.

Worse, the UNM soccer handbook seems to condone so-called “putting rookies in their place.” Liability issue?

Two players (twin sisters) have left the squad.

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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