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Be amazing and prevent hazing

Be amazing and prevent hazing
September 26, 2020

If you are reading this from Sept. 20-25, you are in the midst of National Hazing Prevention Week. Hazing has been an occurrence in U.S. colleges and universities since the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries....

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing
April 9, 2019

After becoming a member of a Greek organization during the Fall 2018 semester, I quickly learned about hazing - not because I was involved in the act, but because they made sure to prevent it at all costs....

Effects of hazing linger nationally

Alcohol is a factor in some hazing incidents. David Burkman, opinion contributor for USA Today,  explained that tasks such as excessive drinking prevail due to a Greek members’ mindset that they need to earn their merit in their organization.
April 9, 2019

Regardless of national campaigns, the mindset that one needs to experience hazing to be accepted still exists. According to a study conducted by Dr. Susan Lipkins, a psychologist and author, 31% of sorority...

Hazing prevention week

At last year’s “Gumbo Ya Ya,” students participated in painting a “These Hands Don’t Haze” sheet sign.
September 24, 2018

Since the death of Louisiana State University student Max Gruver, the state has taken stricter stances on hazing activities. In addition to the university’s “These Hands Don’t Haze” event, the...

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