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The Broken Pledges of Greek Life: Videoconference searches for ways to end fraternity and sorority hazing By Joan Morgan. © Black Issues in Higher Education. Backup.
References for Discussion: Race-ing Greek Life
- Two College Students Drown Los Angeles Times News Article, September 11, 2002. Backup.
- Drowning Raises Hazing Questions L.A.Times Article on Saturday, September 14, 2002, by Sandy Banks and Jill Leovy, At p. B 1. Backup.
- From the Los Angeles Times Archives:
- The State; IN BRIEF / SAN DIEGO; University Fraternity, Sorority Are Punished The Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles, Calif.; Apr 1, 2002; Article too old to be free. Abstract below.
Abstract: The Kappa Sigma fraternity's charter was revoked by the group's national leadership after an alleged hazing involving pledges and alcohol, the second such incident in five years. The fraternity has been on campus since 1947.
- Orange County; UC Irvine Suspends Beta Theta Pi for Two Years Over Alleged Hazing; Education: The fraternity and 13 members have been sued by a student who says he suffered a seizure after abuse in December 2000. The Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles, Calif.; Jan 19, 2002; Jeff Gottlieb;
Abstract: Along with the fraternity suspension, nine Beta Theta Pi students present during the hazing have been disciplined. Randy Lewis, executive associate dean of students, said none of them were expelled, but he would not provide details. Their names were not released.
- A few New York Times search results: (I searched for "sorority hazing.")
- Will Keim, Ph.D., "The Power of Caring":
- "If you have to ask if it's hazing, it is.
- "If in doubt, call your advisor/coach/national office. If you won't pick up the phone, you have your answer.
Don't B.S. yourself.'
- "If you haze, you have low self-esteem.
- "If you allow hazing to occur, you are a 'hazing enabler.'
- "Failure to stop hazing will result in death..."
Marian K. Williams: An Opponent of Hazing for Professional & Personal Reasons National Panhellenic Conference. Backup"Marian K. Williams, newly named chair of the National Panhellenic Conference (an umbrella organization of female fraternities), has agreed to respond to interview questions regarding Greek life in the year 2000."
- Where Were Her Sister's Keepers? Book Review by Hank Nuwer. Backup.
- Pro-Hazing Email Comments on StopHazing.org Link on the phrase to read the whole comment. Backup. Use the site for greater efficiency. This section is just Backup, in case the site is down sometimes. jeanne:
- I have been hazed, and I now haze our pledges. (Received 5/22/2000). Backup.
- "In Full Support of Hazing" (Received 3/13/2000) Backup.
- "All I've felt from hazing is a stronger sense of unity." (Received 4/18/99) Backup.
- StopHazing.org is "what is partly wrong with this country today" (Received 1/21/99) Backup.
- Letter from a "Hazed Human" that defends hazing. (Received 3/9/99) Backup.
- You (StopHazing.org) should "stick your noses up your butts." (Received 2/5/2000) Backup.
- [Hazing] taught me so much about myself and my line brothers. Received (5/22/2000) Backup.
- Leave the hazers alone. (Received 2/29/2000) Backup.
- From a "rat" at The Virginia Military Institute. (Received 12/9/98) Backup.
- Military hazing is OK (Received 1/30/99) Backup.
- Hazing "is something that should be administered well, and administered often." (Received 9/28/99) Backup.