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Texas A&M University Stop Hazing Initiative

Personal Testimonies

In 2003, Adam Zwecker '04, wrote a paper entitled "Hazed and Confused" as an independent study under the supervision of professors Pam Tolbert and William Sonnenstuhl. The paper describes in detail the hazing Adam experienced when joining a Cornell fraternity in the Spring of 2000 and includes interviews with other students who have been hazed.  


The full text of "Hazed and Confused" can be found at the Smithers Institute Web site where it is posted as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2004 Harrison M. Trice Award for Best Undergraduate Papers on Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Abuse and Campus Life.  


Following are two excerpts from Adam's paper: