hazing http://www.kplu.org en How Hazing Becomes a Culture, and How to Fight it http://www.kplu.org/post/how-hazing-becomes-culture-and-how-fight-it <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/100-garfield-high-students-involved-hazing-incident-principal-called-n-word" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">recent hazing incident</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> involving more than 100 students at Seattle&#39;s Garfield High School has many wondering how such a thing can become part of a school&#39;s tradition in a district with a zero-tolerance policy.&nbsp;</span></p><p>According to the <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kplu/files/201310/20131008154200940.pdf">police report</a>, the victims were driven to the Washington Park Arboretum where more than 100 students and a keg of beer were present. There, they were paddled and &quot;forced to drink shots of hard liquor&quot; until at least one of them was very intoxicated, the report said.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eleven students have been <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/garfield-high-temporarily-expels-11-students-over-hazing-incident">temporarily expelled</a> while both school officials and police investigate. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle Public Schools spokesperson Teresa </span>Wippel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;said hazing has become a tradition at Garfield High, which has a long history of such incidents. A</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ccording to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">veteran psychologist <a href="http://www.insidehazing.com/index.php" target="_blank">Susan </a></span><a href="http://www.insidehazing.com/index.php" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Lipkins</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">what begins as a benign initiation ritual can easily evolve into a dangerous culture over time.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 10396 at http://www.kplu.org How Hazing Becomes a Culture, and How to Fight it Garfield High Temporarily Expels 11 Students Over Hazing Incident http://www.kplu.org/post/garfield-high-temporarily-expels-11-students-over-hazing-incident <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle’s Garfield&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">High School has temporarily expelled 11 students following a mass hazing incident last month.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The students face emergency expulsion, which means the action isn't disciplinary in nature; instead, its aim is to get students off of campus as quickly as possible to allow school officials to investigate.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:58:05 +0000 Florangela Davila 10323 at http://www.kplu.org Garfield High Temporarily Expels 11 Students Over Hazing Incident 100+ Garfield High Students Involved in Hazing Incident, Principal Called N-Word http://www.kplu.org/post/100-garfield-high-students-involved-hazing-incident-principal-called-n-word <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle school officials are looking into a mass hazing incident involving more than 100 Garfield High School students at Seattle&rsquo;s Arboretum&nbsp;Friday night.&nbsp;</span></p><p>In an email to parents, Garfield High Principal Ted Howard said students were hitting each other with paddles, throwing eggs and drinking beer. Students were also found covered in shoe polish and wearing diapers.</p><p>When Howard arrived on the scene, one of the students called him the N-word. Howard is black.</p><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 23:19:20 +0000 Florangela Davila 10234 at http://www.kplu.org 100+ Garfield High Students Involved in Hazing Incident, Principal Called N-Word