Several students of University of Mindanao-Tagum College are under investigation and may be expelled from the school for their involvement in initiation rites of ROTC cadets, according to Joseph Morong's report on "24 Oras" on Monday. A video of the hazing showing cadets being hit hard repeatedly on their chest and stomach was uploaded on the internet. In the video, one cadet was seen whimpering in pain every time he was hit. He was also seen collapsing on the floor several times.
Marcantonio, swim team members to reach agreement
All parties in a lawsuit concerning allegations of hazing against former members of the University swim team have reached a settlement date.
Allegations in former University student Anthony Marcantonio’s suit include assault, battery, false imprisonment, tortious interference with contractual relations, hazing and intentional infliction of emotional distress. More...
There is greater awareness of the dangers of hazing, but hazing itself is still common in U.S. youth and collegiate sports, and many involved may not recognize hazing actions when they see them, according to a research review.
Hazing, or any humiliating or dangerous activity expected of a student who belongs to a group, regardless of his or her willingness to participate, is remarkably common in sports, the authors write in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.