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The pyschology behind the culture of hazing

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Governor Rick Scott is calling on university presidents today to take action in light of the recent hazing death in the Florida A&M marching band. Scott asked the presidents of all eleven Florida universities to review anti-hazing rules and penalties. Robert Champion was a drum major in the band and was found dead earlier this month after suspected hazing. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with Hank Nuwer who is a professor at Franklin College in Indiana and the author of four books on hazing.

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About Steven Gallo

Steven is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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