The road to hell is paved with frat-house hazings, or so this film argues with more conviction than polish. Freshman John Dietrich (Sam Trammell), who hails from the Nebraska sticks, is dazzled by the East Coast's Harrington College, especially its
fraternities, which he sees as the key to his future success, since Harrington's Greek system is famous. He quickly befriends two fellow newcomers, Allen Phillips (Jerry Laurino) and Steve Trayer (Eddie Robinson), and together they rush the school's most desirable frat, Kappa Psi Lambda. But only
Allen and John are invited to pledge; Steve, who's African-American, is not. John fails this first test of character, convinci...