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When does a ritual become abuse? NBC News covers how hazing has become part of the nation's college culture — and what action is being taken.

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Members of unrecognized frat arrested for torturing rat

Brown University investigating alleged hazing on men's swimming and diving team Brown University investigating alleged hazing on men's swimming and diving team Brown University investigating alleged hazing on men's swimming and diving team

Brown investigating alleged hazing on swim-dive team

Another 14 fraternity members get probation for hazing death in Pennsylvania Another 14 fraternity members get probation for hazing death in Pennsylvania Another 14 fraternity members get probation for hazing death in Pennsylvania

Another 14 fraternity members get probation for Penn. hazing death

Indiana University fraternity council suspends Greek life events

Colleges are suspending Greek life. Don't expect the ban to last.

Ohio State University suspends most of its fraternities

Texas State University suspends Greek life activity after frat pledge dies

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New Charges in Penn State Hazing Trial After FBI Recovers Video

Penn State Hazing Death: New Charges Filed After Video Is Recovered

Pi Kappa Phi Revokes Charter of Florida State Frat Chapter After Pledge Death

University of Michigan Fraternity Council Cancels All Greek Life Activities

Seven Penn State Students Disciplined for Fraternity Pledge's Death

Florida State University Indefinitely Suspends All Greek Activities

New Details Emerge as Ten Charged in LSU Fraternity Hazing Death

Penn State Fraternity Suspended After Student Hospitalized

Fraternity Formally Suspends LSU Chapter of Phi Delta Theta After Potential Hazing Death

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NBC News Special Report: Hazing in America

Interactive: Where Hazing Is a Crime in the U.S.

Universities Take Aim at Underground Fraternities to Combat Hazing

Phi Delta Theta Has Racked Up Suspensions for Alcohol, Hazing

Do Penn State's Reforms After Hazing Death of Timothy Piazza Go Far Enough?

Ten Years Later, a Fraternity Hazing Death Still Takes Its Toll

FAMU Alumnus Speaks Out Against Hazing Across College Campuses