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Feminist News


January-09-97

Citadel Cadet Admits to Harassing Female Cadets

One of the eleven cadets suspended in alleged hazing against two female cadets at the Citadel has admitted to the harassment. The male cadet admitted to throwing fingernail polish remover on two of the four female cadets; the polish remover is a flammable substance and the women claim that their clothes were also set on fire. The cadet also admitted to threatening to cut one of the women's "heart out" if he ever saw her off campus. The FBI, school officials and South Carolina state police are all continuing their investigation of the hazing allegations. The two women, who have not reported being harassed, have corroborated some of the details of the other women's allegations.

Media Resources: Cable News Network Interactive - January 9, 1997