Games: Homicide on the Campus

In the dimness of the University of Chicago's Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, pretty Coed Susan Alberi, 18, passed her fellow worshiper a note. Would he please kneel in prayer? With a smile, he complied. "He thought I was trying to pick him up," Susan recounts gleefully. "Instead I choked him with my rosary."

Her "kill" was worth two points in the newest campus craze, "The Hunt," a game patterned on The Tenth Victim. As in the movie, players are divided into "hunters," who are given the names of their prey, and "victims," who are simply notified that they are on...

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