The Lion's Roar

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

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. I took online courses about hazing and went to meetings that involved talks about how it was strictl...

Effects of hazing linger nationally

Effects of hazing linger nationally

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under News

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 and fraternity members agree that humiliation is a part of the member initiation process. Ali...

Hazing prevention week

Hazing prevention week

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

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 university will be celebrating National Hazing Prevention Week with events throughout this week. President...