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Q&A: Greek Life, Hazing & How Times Have Changed

Last week, the Indiana University Interfraternity Council voted unanimously to suspend certain social events and new member activities until next spring.

It’s a move more and more universities are taking as stories circulate of hazing and alcohol-related deaths.

Hank Nuwer is a professor of journalism at Franklin College and the author of the book Hazing: Destroying Young Lives, set for publication in February.

After studying hazing and Greek life in general for the past few decades, Nuwer says recent media attention could be pushing fraternity and sorority organizations to crack down.


Photo: Steve Burns Earlier this week, the Indiana University Interfraternity Council voted unanimously to suspend certain social events and new member activities until next spring. It’s a move more and more universities are taking as stories circulate of hazing and alcohol-related deaths.

Read more at: indianapublicmedia.org

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