Seven fraternity members at the State University of New York at Canton have been charged by authorities with hazing, and The Watertown Daily News detailed some of the acts they are alleged to have orchestrated in November's pledging process:
- Pledges were branded with a metal hanger, with the branding done by the father of a fraternity member.
- Removing excrement from a toilet by hand and being told to eat it. (The pledge who reported this said he declined to actually eat.)
- Rubbing hot sauce onto their crotches for 15 minutes.
- Cracking raw eggs into the mouth of a pledge, who would then be told to spit the egg into another pledge's mouth.
The students who were charged will appear in court later this month to respond to the charges.
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