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Five St. Michael’s College School Students Charged In Additional Gang Rape

Four of the students have already been charged with gang sexual assault in connection to a different incident.
Manisha Krishnan
12.19.18
University

A Death at Uni: The British Student Who Died During an Initiation Ritual

Ed Farmer's tragic death after a pub crawl is not the first time a British student has died after some kind of university induction.
Kevin EG Perry
12.13.18
News

How Hazing Escalates To Sexual Assault

An alleged sexual assault with a broomstick at St. Michael’s College School has raised concerns about the prevalence of hazing.
Manisha Krishnan
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'She's Not a Pimp': Georgia Sorority Embroiled in Bizarre Investigation

A former Fort Valley State University employee and graduate Alpha Kappa Alpha member is at the center of a sprawling probe of sexual misconduct.
Lauren Messman
5.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Eight Frat Boys Charged with Manslaughter After Hazing Death

The charges come after a 19-year-old Penn State pledge drunkenly fell down the stairs and paramedics weren’t contacted.
Mack Lamoureux
5.6.17
LGBT

Why MLB's New Hazing Policy Is a Sign of Respect, Not Political Correctness Gone Amok

The costumes used in rookie hazing were often offensive caricatures of what men idealize in women, and especially made a mockery of transgender women.
Katelyn Burns
12.21.16
Gender

Why MLB's Attempt to Curb Hazing Is Misguided

Former major leaguer Dirk Hayhurst explains why MLB's new rule to stop veterans from dressing rookies up as women won't do anything to promote understanding.
Dirk Hayhurst
12.21.16
rookie hazing

MLB to Ban Practice of Hazing Rookies by Dressing Them Up as Women

Under the terms of the new CBA, offensive costumes including those based on race, sex, and nationality among others will be banned.
Joseph Flynn
12.13.16
University of Virginia

Former UVA Wide Receiver Alleges Bullying and Hazing Incidents that "Mimicked Sexual Acts"

Incoming freshman Aidan Howard left the school after he sustained a concussion and orbital bone fracture when he was forced to fight another teammate.
Mike Vorkunov
10.20.16
News

Why College Hazing Is So Hard to Stop

Forty-four states have laws against hazing, but experts say most of them are symbolic at best.
Josiah Bates
8.22.16
Stuff

Greek Soldiers Remember the Worst Hazing Rituals They Had to Endure

Greek men are welcomed into their mandatory military service with a number of humiliating rituals.
Pavlos Toubekis
5.20.16
rape

VICE Sports Q&A: Valparasio Law Professor Susan Stuart on Hazing

As cases of hazing involving sexual assault between high school athletes continue to make headlines, Valparaiso University law professor Susan P. Stuart talks about why these cases keep happening and the role Title IX has played in their litigation.
Jack Moore
2.4.16
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