Education: Report Card

¶ At Hofstra College in Hempstead, L.I., the Crown and Lance fraternity planned its "Hell Week" hazing with care. After a nod of approval from their faculty sponsor, the fun-loving brothers daubed the heads and bellies of seven blindfolded pledges with a noxious mixture of ketchup, mustard, egg yolk and water. The pledges promptly broke out in skin blisters ; one got a badly burned eye. Suspecting that heavyhanded undergraduates had fouled up the recipe with lye or turpentine, the interfraternity council decreed that Hofstra will hereafter have no hazing.

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