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UF investigating hazing allegations

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With hazing allegations under investigation by University of Florida police, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says the accused organization is on shaky ground.

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She says the University of Florida and state law show no tolerance towards hazing, and university officials have recently taken action to combat this problem.

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UF President Bernie Machen emailed students to notify them of the weekend incident.  Sikes says some of the consequences students involved in this could face include expulsion or criminal action.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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