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  • 4 FSU students arrested on hazing charges

    4 FSU students arrested on hazing charges
    Four members of Florida State University's chapter of Sigma Chi were arrested and face hazing charges after police say pledges had bottles of liquor taped to their hands and were encouraged to drink as much as possible, according to the Tallahassee...
  • Extreme hazing alleged at Salisbury University frat chapter

    Extreme hazing alleged at Salisbury University frat chapter
    Members of a fraternity chapter at Salisbury University beat a recruit with a paddle, forced pledges to drink until one vomited blood, and made students stand in trashcans full of icewater, according to an investigation this week by Bloomberg. The...
  • 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...
  • Hearing upholds firing of coach in hazing scandal

    A state-appointed hearing officer has upheld the decision by Maine Township High School District 207 to fire a former soccer coach and tenured teacher connected to hazing allegations at Maine West High School. In a 62-page report, hearing officer...
  • Lawyer in NIU hazing death says law unconstitutional

    Lawyer in NIU hazing death says law unconstitutional
    Students accused in the fraternity pledge death of an NIU student say their cases should be dismissed because the Illinois hazing law is too vague. A DeKalb county judge will hear their motion April 24 in the case against five fraternity brothers...
  • Teacher in class fight slow to report hazing incident, NAACP says

    Teacher in class fight slow to report hazing incident, NAACP says
    A fight between a student and a wrestling coach at Santa Monica High School has triggered concern among some community members who say the same coach previously failed to report an alleged hazing incident in a timely manner. Parents have swarmed to...