When is Enough, Enough?
Jenny Hurwitz
J2001-002
 Causes embarrassment, harassment, or
ridicule
 Risks emotional and or physical harm
 To members of an organization or ...
 “Hazing, defined as an act which endangers
the mental or physical health or safety of a
student, or which destroys or re...
 7 Social Fraternities at UConn
 At least 2 Fraternities Still Haze
 There could be more…
 John: 7th Semester Senior
 Name andAffiliation requested to be left anonymous
 Initiation Night: hazing tradition wher...
“I remember I couldn’t sit for four days after
that night,” Smith said. “We went through
some really rough nights during m...
“I just felt like I could do anything in the
world because I survived hazing.”
“I think Hazing is
V E R Y beneficial.”
 Inter-FraternalCouncil President Michael
Gotkin is disturbed at Smith’s views as well
as his Fraternities a A CT I O N S...
“I see a lot of chapters stuck in traditions.
Because they were hazed, they think they
have to haze their new members as w...
“students have trouble
diferenciating Fraternity
Rituals from
Fraternity Tradition’’
-UConn’sTodd Sullivan
Director of Fra...
RITUAL
 Non-hazing
 Sacred
 to chapter Nationally
 Ex: repeating a creed
before every chapter
meeting
TRADITION
 Acti...
 2008: Smith’s Fraternity was caught hazing
 New member “snitched”
 Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life,Todd
Sulli...
 “THERE HAS BEEN AT LEAST
ONE HAZING-RELATED DEATH
ON A US COLLEGE CAMPUS
SINCE 1970.”
82% of deaths from hazing involve ...
CARSON STARKEY, 18
 California Polytech University
 Blood alcohol level between 0.39
percent and 0.44 percent when he wa...
RUSSELL MARTINTAYLOR HAITHEM MUTHANA IBRAHIM
ZACARY WESTEN ELLIS ADAM EDWARD MARSZA
 Pledges can have hidden pasts that make
them highly susceptible to hazing
 Mix hazing with their “baggage” and risks
in...
 1.5 million high school students are
hazed each year. 47% of students came
to college already having experienced
hazing....
STUDENTS THINKTHEY’RE INVINCIBLE, AND
THEY’RE NOT. THEY HEAR HORROR STORIES
ABOUT HAZING DEATHS BUTTHEY EASILY
SEPARATETHE...
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    1. 1. When is Enough, Enough? Jenny Hurwitz J2001-002
    2. 2.  Causes embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule  Risks emotional and or physical harm  To members of an organization or a team  To new members or not  Regardless of the persons willingness to participate
    3. 3.  “Hazing, defined as an act which endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or which destroys or removes public or private property for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or organization. The express or implied consent of the victim will not be a defense. Apathy or acquiescence in the presence of hazing are not neutral acts; they are violations of this rule.”
    4. 4.  7 Social Fraternities at UConn  At least 2 Fraternities Still Haze  There could be more…
    5. 5.  John: 7th Semester Senior  Name andAffiliation requested to be left anonymous  Initiation Night: hazing tradition where brothers beat pledges with paddles until the paddles are cracked.
    6. 6. “I remember I couldn’t sit for four days after that night,” Smith said. “We went through some really rough nights during my pledge period, but that was the worst.We were basically h a z e d for eight hours straight with no break that night.”
    7. 7. “I just felt like I could do anything in the world because I survived hazing.” “I think Hazing is V E R Y beneficial.”
    8. 8.  Inter-FraternalCouncil President Michael Gotkin is disturbed at Smith’s views as well as his Fraternities a A CT I O N S  “It Disgusts me to think that kids on campus are getting emotionally and physically abused.”
    9. 9. “I see a lot of chapters stuck in traditions. Because they were hazed, they think they have to haze their new members as well. Just because you were disrespected doesn’t mean you should continue the disrespect of others and yourself.” - Inter-Fraternal President, Michael Gotkin Brother of the Sigma Chi Fraternity
    10. 10. “students have trouble diferenciating Fraternity Rituals from Fraternity Tradition’’ -UConn’sTodd Sullivan Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
    11. 11. RITUAL  Non-hazing  Sacred  to chapter Nationally  Ex: repeating a creed before every chapter meeting TRADITION  Activity the chapter has been doing for years but is not an actual part of the organization’s by-laws  Ex: Smith’s Chapter beats pledges on initiation night
    12. 12.  2008: Smith’s Fraternity was caught hazing  New member “snitched”  Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life,Todd Sullivan, put Fraternity on Social Probation  Social Probation: chapter can not partake in any Greek-affiliated social, scholarship, or philanthropic events
    13. 13.  “THERE HAS BEEN AT LEAST ONE HAZING-RELATED DEATH ON A US COLLEGE CAMPUS SINCE 1970.” 82% of deaths from hazing involve alcohol - University of Connecticut Greek Life Office
    14. 14. CARSON STARKEY, 18  California Polytech University  Blood alcohol level between 0.39 percent and 0.44 percent when he was found dead after a night of hazing  Legal Limit = 0.8  CBS News Story
    15. 15. RUSSELL MARTINTAYLOR HAITHEM MUTHANA IBRAHIM
    16. 16. ZACARY WESTEN ELLIS ADAM EDWARD MARSZA
    17. 17.  Pledges can have hidden pasts that make them highly susceptible to hazing  Mix hazing with their “baggage” and risks increase e x p o n e n t i a l l y  Hazing can lead to severe depression and low self-esteem -Terry Maxwell Executive Director Hazingprevention.org
    18. 18.  1.5 million high school students are hazed each year. 47% of students came to college already having experienced hazing.  - Univeristy of Connecticut
    19. 19. STUDENTS THINKTHEY’RE INVINCIBLE, AND THEY’RE NOT. THEY HEAR HORROR STORIES ABOUT HAZING DEATHS BUTTHEY EASILY SEPARATETHEMSELVES AND SAY “THAT COULD NEVER HAPPENTO ME.” I DON’T KNOWWHAT ITWILLTAKE FOR STUDENTSTO FINALLY REALIZETHAT HAZING IS A REALAND D A N G E R O U S CRIME.
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