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  • Legislators propose tougher penalties for hazing in wake of Salisbury University case

    Legislators propose tougher penalties for hazing in wake of Salisbury University case
    Two state legislators and the University System of Maryland chancellor say they support tougher penalties for hazing after a recent report detailed an extreme case at a Salisbury University fraternity chapter. State Sen. Jamie Raskin said he will...
  • Maryland university officials discuss hazing policies

    Maryland university officials discuss hazing policies
    The chair of the University System of Maryland's education policy and student life committee said Tuesday that the committee would begin a review of all university policies on hazing, after a recent report of extreme hazing at Salisbury University that...
  • Coach cleared of all charges in Maine West hazing scandal

    Coach cleared of all charges in Maine West hazing scandal
    A Cook County judge cleared former Maine West High School coach Michael Divincenzo of all charges, including misdemeanor battery and failing to report an alleged 2012 incident at the Des Plaines school in which older players were accused of pulling down...
  • Parents, educators left with questions after Maine West hazing verdict

    Parents, educators left with questions after Maine West hazing verdict
    When explosive allegations surfaced in the fall of 2012 that Maine West High School soccer players had assaulted younger athletes as part of a hazing ritual, few could have predicted how long the aftershocks would be and how far they would be felt....
  • Not just college pranks [Editorial]

    University System of Maryland officials are considering stiffening the penalties for college fraternities whose initiation rites cross the line from good-natured teasing to hazing that threatens life and limb. Pledging to join a campus fraternity or...
  • Salisbury hazing was childish and dangerous [Letter]

    I am forever grateful that my Kappa Alpha fraternity at Washington College didn't conduct childish hazing like Sigma Alpha Epsilon is accused of doing at Salisbury University ("Legislators propose tougher penalties for hazing in wake of Salisbury...
  • Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying

    Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying
    When Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith reported to his first training camp two years ago, he anticipated being hazed by veteran teammates. He had heard the stories and watched shows like HBO's "Hard Knocks" that glorified the behavior and was prepared...
  • Pledge loses testicle in fraternity hazing incident

    Pledge loses testicle in fraternity hazing incident
    A college fraternity hazing gone too far left one pledge without one of his testicles.  New details have been released about a hazing incident involving three pledges of an Ohio college. WKRC in Cincinnati is reporting that a hazing at Wilmington...
  • Calling bullying 'bonding' doesn't make it OK

    It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves. At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
  • Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death

    Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death
    Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for pain and suffering they endured in the hazing death of their son. The proposed measure, known as a "claims" bill,...
  • FAMU hazing defendant Lasherry Codner avoids jail in Robert Champion's death

    FAMU hazing defendant Lasherry Codner avoids jail in Robert Champion's death
    The only female band member charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion was sentenced today to speak to high school and middle school students about "poor decisions" and the evils of hazing as punishment for her role in the deadly...