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Hazing refers to any activity that is
expected of someone joining a group
that physically or mentally hurts
Bullies usually operate alone or in small
groups and choose to victimize people who
seem weak. But in hazing there is a group of
people who try to humiliate another group
1.5 million People are hazed each year, 47% of all
high school students are hazed and 55% of college
students who are involved in a student organization
have experienced hazing.
Hazing usually takes place in fraternity
and sorority houses, high schools, and
According to Cornell University Men who
are involved in athletics are the main
attraction of hazing.
Hazing can destroy your self esteem, by
the horrible things they make you do or
do to you.
After going through an hazing
experience your personality is affected
You may have problems trusting people.
It depends on how extreme the hazing is.
It can vary from being humiliated to
death to drinking another persons pee.
All of these are accepted because they
are part of a tradition and are thought of as
Silence periods with punishment for talking
Socially isolating new members
Name calling, yelling
Expecting new members/rookies to refer to
other members with titles while they are
identified with bad names
This is a type of hazing that hurts people
physically and emotionally.
Threats or implied threats
Crude or humiliating acts
This is the worst kind of hazing that may
result in death.
Eating or drinking
Schools simply need to educate Students
teachers and administrators what hazing
When hazing is in the process it is often
overlooked as a mere tradition done
The more people understand the b
consequences of hazing, I'm sure it will
Stories of awful hazing incidents
humiliate and destroy universities
Schools discourage student
organizations from including demeaning
or risky performances as membership
conditions during recruitment.
However it is hard to catch students
during the act of hazing.
Sometimes legal charges are held
against Fraternity and Sorority houses for
sever acts of hazing.
At most Universities hazing is
unacceptable and is considered a crime
if you are caught doing it.