In Remembrance of Robert Champion

Hazing is in the spotlight like never before right now.  We receive weekly, and sometimes daily, calls from journalists seeking statements and opinions about hazing and hazing prevention relative to high profile cases in the media. And now more than ever, we’re hearing from family members of children who have been hazed. This week, on November 19th,…  Continue reading »

Clery Center for Security On Campus Announces Hazing Documentary Project

The Clery Center for Security On Campus, a national non-profit promoting safer college and university campus communities, is working on a hazing documentary project. The film will provide a fresh look at the topic of hazing by examining the people and communities it impacts and the misconceptions that surround it. Most importantly, it will explore…  Continue reading »

NBC Nightly News Examines West Virginia Fraternity Hazing Death

On Friday evening, NBC Nightly News examined the West Virginia fraternity hazing incident that resulted in the death of Nolan Burch. StopHazing co-founder Dr. Elizabeth Allan contributed to the report which can be streamed below:   Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Dante’s Inferno

The following post for StopHazing was written by author and anti-hazing activist Hank Nuwer. For more information on Hank, check out his website at I’ve never been a fan of trying to end a persistent criminal act by making an example of one guilty party. Nonetheless, Florida A&M band member Dante Martin may soon become…  Continue reading »

Sayreville Case: Yet Another “Wake Up Call” for Hazing

Elizabeth J. Allan, Ph.D. | October 2014 Not all assault is hazing, but make no mistake, assault is one of the many weapons used in the hazing arsenal as clearly illustrated in the recent Sayreville case. In the days following news coverage of the Sayreville High School football team, many struggled to make sense of the…  Continue reading »