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  • Cheerleaders should know better [Letter]

    Cheerleaders should know better [Letter]
    How childish, immature and senseless was the Towson University cheerleaders' hazing ritual ("Towson U. hazing details released," June 4). The veteran cheerleaders taunted the new ones by having them wear diapers, offering them alcohol (some were under...
  • Lawmakers consider tougher fines for hazing

    Lawmakers consider tougher fines for hazing
    Hal Stuart was appalled to learn his son was dunked in ice water, beaten with a paddle and driven around blindfolded in a speeding car, all part of a 2012 fraternity initiation at Salisbury University. Hoping to prevent other college students from...
  • Hazing investigated at Dunbar High School

    Hazing investigated at Dunbar High School
    Baltimore school officials are investigating hazing allegations involving the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School football program, and parents are protesting the possibility that the school's celebrated coach might be removed. School officials declined to...
  • State's felony hazing law withstands challenge

    State's felony hazing law withstands challenge
    The state’s felony hazing law withstood a constitutional challenge today in a case involving an NIU student who authorities said died after drinking too much alcohol at a pledge party. The law prohibiting hazing is not overly broad or so vague...
  • Downers Grove high schools ban e-cigarettes, adjust other policies

    Downers Grove high schools ban e-cigarettes, adjust other policies
    E-cigarettes now are banned in Downers Grove District 99 high schools. The previous rule prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco on school grounds and at any school-sponsored events or activities. The ban comes as school districts statewide have...
  • District 207 delays vote on dismissal in hazing case

    District 207 delays vote on dismissal in hazing case
    Maine Township High School District 207 board members delayed their vote on the recommended dismissal of a teacher implicated in a hazing incident at Maine West High School last year, according to a release from the district. According to the release...
  • Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law

    Lawyers for men charged in NIU hazing death challenge law
    Attorneys for five men charged with felony hazing after a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge died following a night of heavy drinking are challenging the state’s hazing law, saying it’s unconstitutionally vague. Unlike other...
  • UConn Sorority Investigated For Alleged Hazing Loses Registration

    STORRS — A University of Connecticut sorority that was under investigation for alleged incidents of hazing has been stripped of its registration and recognition at the school, a spokesperson said Wednesday. The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority is barred...
  • UConn Temporarily Suspends Sorority, Fraternity As It Probes Hazing Allegation

    STORRS — The University of Connecticut has temporarily suspended a fraternity and sorority accused in a hazing incident. Letters notifying the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity of their "interim suspension" were...
  • NBA rookie hazing appears to be on the way out

    Hazing in the NBA has always been about as sinister as a Dora the Explorer backpack, as menacing as a Hanson song. If it were a reality television show, it could air on Nick Jr. Cue the cute and cuddly Earl Clark dressed as a banana. Cut to Quincy...
  • Embracing the Greek life. Or not.

    Embracing the Greek life. Or not.
    With the fall semester soon upon us, some incoming college freshmen, as well as their parents, may be wondering whether the student should consider joining a fraternity or sorority. And it's something students in high school may be thinking about as...