By Susan Edelman and Sara Dorn. April 17, pm Updated April 17, pm. Two Queens teens face multiple criminal charges for allegedly engaging in a violent, sexual hazing ritual on an overnight ROTC trip to New Jersey last year, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Hazing US Englishinitiation ceremonies  British Englishbastardisation Australian Englishragging South Asiaor depositionrefers to the practice of ritualschallenges, and other activities involving harassmentabuse or humiliation used as a way of initiating a person into a group including a new fraternity, sorority, team, or club. Hazing is seen in many different types of social groups, including gangssports teamsschools, military unitsand fraternities and sororities. The initiation rites can range from relatively benign pranks to protracted patterns of behavior that rise to the level of abuse or criminal misconduct.
Three Yale students who claim they were groped at fraternity parties have filed a class-action lawsuit against the university, arguing the school has fostered an environment where alcohol-fueled gatherings at off-campus fraternity houses dictate the undergraduate social scene. While the New Haven, Conn. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Connecticut, comes as universities across the country have been trying to crack down on bad behavior by fraternities, from binge drinking and sexual harassment to abusive hazing rituals that have led to several deaths.
Six students at St. Michael's College School have been charged with gang sexual assault. Six students from the all-boys private Catholic school have each been charged with gang sexual assault, sexual assault with a weapon, and assault after a video surfaced showing a student allegedly being sexually assaulted with a broomstick.
Updated May 29, A report into hazing at the University of New England UNE has found female students were pressured into sexual acts, "slapped on the arse" by a line of men before entering a party and told to lock their doors at night. The hazing rituals were documented in an Australian Human Rights Commission report focused on the Armidale university's residential colleges, released yesterday.
The week was bad enough. Sleep deprivation, long nightly walks back to campus, cleaning toilets, scrubbing sidewalks with toothbrushes, polishing shoes of the "actives," whose continual browbeating, name-calling and condescending ground us down. People I respected turned nasty.
The following resource was originally written by Michelle Chaney, M. Despite the illegalization of hazing in 44 states and the implementation of anti-hazing efforts on school campuses across the U. He was one of fifteen individuals charged, but the only to receive prison time thus far.
Though sororities are often linked to frightening stories and negative stereotypes, more college students than ever are involved in Greek life in the U. And while hazing is illegal in 44 statesaccording to a study73 percent of students in social fraternities and sororities reported that they experienced hazing. So we asked eight real girls to recall some of their craziest sorority stories.
News of a hazing incident at St. Six boys, all young teens, have been charged with gang sexual assault and two other counts. And since the arrests, it has emerged that police are investigating six separate incidents of hazing at the school.
The sexual assaults of four high school football players in Maryland last week were part of a hazing ritual at Damascus High School involving a broomstick, according to the accounts of suspects and victims detailed in a police report about the allegations. The suspects, members of the junior varsity squad, attacked teammates in a locker room after turning off the lights, according to the report. They pinned down two victims during the assault, according to the six-page incident report, which had not been made public but was obtained by The Washington Post. A year-old boy could be heard screaming, then a year-old boy cried and called out, "Stop, stop, stop," according to the report.