On Halloween, four football players were sexually assaulted with a broomstick as part of a hazing ritual at Damascus High School.

And this week, the Bowie State marching band was suspended just days before a championship game, after allegations of hazing surfaced.

How are school officials and law enforcement responding? And what will it take to put a stop to hazing in the Washington region?

Produced by Julie Depenbrock


  • Dan Morse Reporter, Washington Post; @morsedan
  • Derek Turner Communications Director, Montgomery County Public Schools; @MCPS

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