List of hazing deaths in the United States - In 1905, Stuart Pierson was being initiated into Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, at Kenyon College. The other students sent him to a railroad bridge, which they believed was not in use; however, an unscheduled train arrived, and Pierson was killed.
Mother of Golf Prodigy in Hazing Death Defied by FratPAC - Bloomberg Harrison Kowiak was 19 years old when he died after schoolmates pummeled him on a pitch-black field in Hickory, North Carolina. It was part of a fraternity hazing.
Defiant Baruch Fraternity Pledge Fought Back in Fatal Hazing Incident, Report Says Excerpt: "The gantlet, called the Glass Ceiling, symbolized their burden as Asian-Americans trying to break into the mainstream. The backpack stood for the weight of their fraternity bonds, one member told the police, according to a grand jury report."