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LSU Hazing Investigation (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-02-22

Duration: 00:03:12

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Hazing | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Cherizard, Storm Interviewee
  • Schwing, Emilie Interviewee
  • Reed, Kim Hunter Speaker
  • Dias, Nick Interviewee


This segment from the February 22, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Louisiana State University (LSU) placing three administrators on leave as they investigate whether these officials ignored reports of violent hazing at the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Moreau reports that nine fraternity brothers were arrested on hazing charges. He interviews LSU students Storm Cherizard, Emilie Schwing, and Nick Dias. His report also includes highlights of Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed’s comments on hazing at the Baton Rouge Press Club.