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Only in America: Hazed and confused

Two college students sue for admission to a sorority whose hazing ritual they objected to — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Two Howard University students are suing for admission to a sorority. Laurin Compton and Lauren Cofield say their "human rights" were violated by the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, which they charge did not admit them because they objected to a hazing ritual in which they were forbidden to wear the colors pink and green. Sorority members, they say, called them "weak bitches."