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A College Freshman Died This Weekend In An Awful Hazing Ritual And It’s Not Okay

A College Freshman Died This Weekend In An Awful Hazing Ritual And It's Not Okay

Even among the awful hazing stories that seem to make headlines way too often, this one sticks out as particularly atrocious.

Chun Hsien Deng, a 19-year-old Baruch College freshman, died of “major brain trauma” on Monday after partaking in a fraternity hazing ritual on a retreat in the Poconos. Deng was there with around 30 members of the fraternity Pi Delta Psi. Apparently, they played a game called the Glass Ceiling, which consists of blindfolding someone and placing a heavy object on their back. Then, someone calls for the person and he tries to make his way toward them, still blindfolded, while other members of the frat try to tackle him. Keep reading »

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of August 31st 2009

This week’s television forecast is … partly cloudy. There’s the season premiere of “Greek,” the HBO beauty-obsession doc “Youth Knows No Pain,” more drama with the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” (duh), and a reprisal of “Glee,” complete with cast and crew commentary. But while there’s lots going on, we’re all kind of looking forward to next week, which will be a veritable television-gasm. So make sure to check back so you don’t miss the biggest week of premieres all year.

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Friday Quickies!

  • The dos and don’ts of speed dating. [Tango]
  • The things guys think they need to keep from their girlfriends. [DearSugar]
  • The winners of a sex haiku context. Ha. [DailyBedpost]
  • CandyKirby’s answers to Cosmo readers’ questions. [CandyKirby.com]
  • Who’s having the most sex. [Shine]
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