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Former FAMU bandmember Robert Champion died after a hazing ritual in Orlando in 2011.
Intersection

Intersection: Fraternities And Hazing


Hazing is back in the headlines after the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments from lawyers for one of the band members sentenced in the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion. And UCF suspended a fraternity after a pledge’s mother complained that her son was forced to drink. We revisit a conversation with John Hechinger, author of True Gentlemen, The Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities.
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Intersection

Intersection: Spotlight On Fraternities After Pledge Deaths


A spate of fatalities is shining a harsh light on fraternity activities. John Hechinger, the author of True Gentlemen, the Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities, explains how universities are trying to clamp down on hazing, and he talks about the influence these organizations have on college life.
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