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How do you solve a nagging problem like fraternity initiations and rumbles especially when they lead to disabling injuries and mere tragic deaths?
Fraternity-related violence seems to be one of the many pressing issues which perennially hound our post-war modern society.
Gone are the glorious days when initiation rites served as tests of one's fortitude and true courage.
Forgotten are the times when rumbles were occasions for boys striving to be men to display their manhood with the agile use of their fists rather than with treacherous knives, baseball bats or even hand grenades.
Initiations and rumbles nowadays are far from and more deadly …