RefinED Friends,Several days ago, while sifting through my Google Alert
daily digest e-mails, I encountered an article entitled “Hazing
to be Regular Event in Gardiner Basin” published April 7 in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
Regular event? Seriously?
Mind you, all I saw at the time was the article name, the
publication date, and the source. (Looking back, there was more included below,
but at the time I think my shock at the article title blocked all else from my
the past few weeks, even more information has emerged regarding the tragic
death of Michael Deng at Baruch College in New York. This nineteen-year-old young man died at the
hands of his future “brothers” after being subjected to excessive physical
abuse. The case has been ruled a
homicide, and it is likely the young men involved will feel the legal,
emotional, and public consequences for years to come.
like these clearly match the hazing ...