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At Northwestern University, allegations of hazing in its football program led to the firing of longtime coach Pat Fitzgerald (right) and has the school facing multiple lawsuits, with more likely. Here, Fitzgerald leads the football team onto the field on Sept. 24, 2022, in Evanston, Illinois. Matt Marton/AP hide caption

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A hazing-related student death at Bowling Green State University has renewed conversations about hazing on college campuses. Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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As Campus Life Resumes, So Does Concern Over Hazing

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James Piazza (right) seated with wife Evelyn and son Michael speaks during an interview last year about his son Timothy, a Penn State sophomore who died after a hazing ritual. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Judge Dismisses Most Serious Charges In Penn State Hazing Death

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Evelyn and Jim Piazza's son Timothy died on Feb. 4, 2017 because of injuries he suffered during fraternity hazing rituals at Penn State. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Penn State Fraternity Death Brings New Attention To Hazing

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The death of Penn State student Timothy Piazza in February has sparked investigations into the hazing culture at the university. Chris Koleno/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Prosecutors filed charges against 12 members of Penn State's now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter and added to the already-existing charges against five others. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Administrators at Penn State's main campus in State College, Pa., had already banned Beta Theta Pi after the hazing death of a pledge, which has resulted in involuntary manslaughter charges. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Jonathan Martin, seen here during an NFL rookies' camp in 2012, allegedly received threatening texts and voice mails from teammate Richie Incognito that included racial slurs. Joel Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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