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Aussie Cadets: We Were Forced to Rape Each Other

Public inquiry underway to hear of alleged abuse

(Newser) - Former recruits have emerged with disturbing allegations against Australia's military, claiming that as part of their "initiation," they were raped by staff and also made to rape each other—with some saying they were as young as 15, CNN reports. At a public inquiry that started Tuesday,... More »

SeaWorld Burglars Turn Out to Be ... Frat Pledges

2 were apprehended, admit to also stealing ice cream

(Newser) - Amid the annals of deadly fraternity hazing stories comes one that involves ... marine mammals and Dippin' Dots. Two of as many as seven alleged burglars who busted their way into San Antonio's SeaWorld around 2am Wednesday say they were there on orders from a frat they were pledging, though... More »

'Naked Runway Challenge' in Prince Harry's Future

Harry will streak, William to drink from toilet

(Newser) - Princes William and Harry will engage in some undignified behavior in a bid to earn their “drinking wings” as they train to become helicopter pilots, the Sun reports. As part of the RAF's traditional initiation, William will drink beer out of a toilet, and Harry will run naked across... More »

Klan Recruit Slain in Initiation

Woman shot as she tries to leave KKK ritual

(Newser) - A woman was murdered by a Ku Klux Klan leader after she backed out of an initiation ritual, according to investigators. The unidentified Oklahoma woman, who had been recruited on the internet, was about to join a Louisiana KKK group called the Sons of Dixie Brotherhood. After several rites, including... More »

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