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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 NBCNews.com 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 www.hanknuwer.com. 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

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 reports. Why were “good kids” involved in…  Continue reading »

Ben & Jerry’s Keeps Hazed and Confused Brand

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 www.hanknuwer.com. The Florida parents of Harrison Kowiak, the young golfer killed during a violent physical hazing incident at Lenoir Rhyne University, received unwelcome news today from Ben & Jerry’s executives. The Burlington,…  Continue reading »

Black Bear Attack Raises Money For StopHazing

On Saturday, October 4th, The University of Maine Student Wellness Resource Center hosted the 4th annual “Black Bear Attack” adventure race. In total, over 350 students, parents, and community members from throughout the greater Orono area took part in the 3.5 mile race to benefit StopHazing, raising over $1,200. A video and write up about…  Continue reading »

The Death of Clemson Pledge Tucker Hipps

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 www.hanknuwer.com. The death of Clemson University Sigma Phi Epsilon pledge Tucker Hipps, 19, understandably has torn apart the hearts of campus members at this close-knit institution of higher learning. And I should…  Continue reading »

StopHazing Statement on Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor “Hazed & Confused”

Ben & Jerry’s — Please don’t ruin your ice cream’s appeal with poor taste! Okay, we get it – but the name of your new flavor is not cute, clever or funny, because being “hazed” isn’t about harmless antics and pranks. In a formal response to complaints about the ice cream flavor “Hazed and Confused,”…  Continue reading »

Miss America Kicked Out of Sorority for Hazing

The following post was written by Jocelyn Nerney, StopHazing social media intern. In addition to her role at StopHazing, Jocelyn is a Third Year Mass Communication major and staff writer for The Maine Campus.  Allegations have come out that recently crowned Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, was kicked out of Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University in…  Continue reading »

Major League Baseball Teams Continue Hazing

One would have thought that in the aftermath of the Miami Dolphins hazing scandal, North American professional sports teams would take strict measures to enforce a zero tolerance policy towards hazing. This, however, hasn’t been the case in the NFL, with numerous examples of hazing incidents occurring over the past summer. NFL player Zach Hocker,…  Continue reading »

Hazed and Confused Ice Cream? We’re Not Buying It

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 www.hanknuwer.com. We’ve heard about the latest scoop from Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. And we flatout don’t like the way the ice cream giant has come up with a new flavor…  Continue reading »