Friday, May 11, 2012

Penn State hazing

  • Two people who have been accused of participating in a hazing incident at Penn State resigned from their positions at the university.
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  • A Penn State employee resigned and students were held from spring graduation in the wake of investigations into alleged hazing on campus.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 9 (UPI) -- An investigation into on-campus hazing at Penn State has led to the resignation of two employees, the university said.
  • (United Press International)
  • Asya Trowell could stomach eating an entire jar of mayonnaise. She expected hot sauce thrown on her face and in her eyes. The wet towel snapping against her face so hard that it ripped — that, Trowell thought, was a little too far. OK.
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  • Student organizations hold initiation periods for new members every semester, each with their own unique practices. But not all new members feel like this is a warm welcome.
  • (Digital Collegian)
  • A Penn State student is pressing charges against a fraternity and the individuals of its purported little sister group she claims beat her up in a hazing exercise. Asya Trowell, 18, of Owings Mills, Md.
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • At least 18 hazing-related deaths, Champion's among them, reportedly occurred in 2011 at colleges and universities nationwide including Indiana University, Penn State, Utah State, the University of Michigan, Yale and Cornell.
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  • More details in the Penn State hazing investigation as CBS 21 News now has new information from the police investigation. University Police sent to the Office of Student Affairs their portion of the investigation.
  • (WHP CBS21)
  • Extreme hazing has been happening across college campuses – from Penn State to Florida AM University to Rutgers – and it is vile. I don't care what your justifications are for hazing, I think all of them are just plain wrong. Hazing is pervasive.
  • (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
  • The Omega Psi Phi Graduate Chapter is not a recognized group at Penn State, and the undergraduate chapter has not functioned on campus in over a year. Hazing is not sanctioned by the national council.
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

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