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Dangers of Hazing - "Hazing is an extraordinary activity that, when it occurs often enough, becomes perversely ordinary as those who engage in it grow desensitized to its inhumanity." (Hank Nuwer, Wrongs of Passage) This quotation is one that describes one of the numerous effects of hazing. Though hazing is becoming more and more common, it still is not being readily reported. Some reasons, of many, that hazing is not being reported are that the victims of hazing see it as a right of passage, the people who are administering the hazing have been previously hazed, and that the victims are afraid that if the actives find out that they told, the hazing will increasingly get worse....   [tags: Hazing] 593 words
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An Analysis of Hazing in the Military - Thesis This paper aims to provide a brief history of the ethical issues of hazing in the military. The impact on various stakeholders is also provided before an analysis of the causes of hazing in the military and recommendations on how military leaders can promote tradition and a sense of belonging in a hazing-free military. The Issue Hazing is an issue that has attracted much attention over the last few decades. College fraternities, high school programs, professional sports, and the military have all had their fair share of attention....   [tags: Military Hazing Must Stop]
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Finding a Solution: A Two Part Solution to the Hazing Problem in Fraternal Organizations - With 123 organizations and over 9 million members in total, Greek Letter Organizations is the largest network of people in the Nation. This network include most Presidents and Vice Presidents of America, 76% of Congressmen and Senators, and”40 of the 47 [members] of the United States Supreme Court Justices since 1910”. In many of your campuses your students leaders are normally consist of Greek Members, who also serve in many of leadership positions in their organization as well. Men ad Woman who wear Greek Letters complete the most service hours, over 10 million, each year in the world....   [tags: greek members, universities, combat hazing]
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College Hazing - Hazing in universities across the nation has become an increasingly dangerous ritual that is seemingly becoming more difficult to put an end to due to its development into an “underground” activity. Though a regular activity in the seventies, hazing, a possible dangerous act of initiation to a group, has now become an activity that is banned in thirty-nine states (Wagner 16). However, this ritual has not been stopped or become less severe. In fact it is becoming more dangerous. Since it has been banned, with many colleges imposing their own penalties against those participating in it, many fraternities and sororities have pursued this activity in an underground fashion....   [tags: College University Student Hazing Violence]
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The Aspects of Hazing - The word hazing connotes a variety of different meanings depending on the stance one takes. Some people assume hazing provides the possible prospect of bonding and social acceptance. Others conclude hazing creates a dividend between the society of fraternity and sorority organizations. No matter what direction one takes, both sides have the ability to propose a positive solution that will effectively help the effects of hazing. Once a personal analyzes the positive and negative aspects of hazing then he or she has the ability to propose a solution that will benefit both sides of hazing....   [tags: Argument Analysis, Solution]
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The Dangers of Hazing in Higher Education - ... Although there is no evidence that points as to how hazing began, hazing has been said to be around since the early 19th century. According to Hazingprevention.org, hazing is, “any action taken or any situation created intentionally that causes embarrassment, harassment or ridicule and risks emotional and/or physical harm to members of a group or team, whether new or not, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate.” This includes both physical and or emotional intimidation and even sexual assault....   [tags: fraternity initiation rituals] 1086 words
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A New Positive Look at Hazing - Hazing in universities across the nation has become a common tradition that develops mostly in Greek organizations. Hazing is seen in many different social groups such as schools, military units, sport teams, fraternities, and sororities. Prohibited by law for unnecessary reasons; hazing is a way to grow with friends in a closer way than independent students will ever have the chance to. Every year there are thousands of teenagers that pledge for a fraternity knowing of the possible chance of being hazed....   [tags: Greek Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities]
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Hazing In The University Environment - Television and movies have shown some of the gruesome and ridiculous things that fraternities do to their pledging members. This hazing has become a real issue both on the University of Illinois campus and nationally. The university has long attempted to eliminate it from fraternities, but how effective has this truly been. The question comes down to what has the University of Illinois done to solve the issue of hazing and have these measures proved effective in curbing fraternity hazing. To answer this question it was necessary to understand the past rulings, cases, and regulations developed over the years....   [tags: Social Studies]
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What Are Hazing and Stockholm Syndrome? - Literature Review Hazing has been a long time issue that dates back to Plato and Martin Luther. There are many forms to the act, and all have been recognized. However, what about the effects that hazing has mentally on these young adults. The question I would like to pose is: How do the effects of hazing compare to Stockholm syndrome. Let us first describe what both hazing and Stockholm syndrome is so that the effects can be better understood. Hazing is the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating, tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation or forcing someone to do humiliating and sometimes dangerous initiation rituals, especially as imposed on college studen...   [tags: plato, experiment, physical training]
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Hazing Cases and Qualified Immunity - ... . constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known. The Court developed the following two-part test to aid in determining whether an official could be entitled to qualified immunity: (1) do the facts allege a violation of a constitutional right. (2) Is the right as issue “clearly established” at the time of the misconduct. Travis v. Stockstill, 1:12CV173 HSO-RHW, 2013 WL 5204669 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 16, 2013). Once an official or coach pleads qualified immunity, the burden then shifts to the plaintiff, who must rebut the defense and negate qualified immunity by establishing a genuine fact issue as to whether the official’s allegedly wrongful conduct violated clearly esta...   [tags: humiliating, dangerous initiation rituals] 1745 words
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The Evils of Hazing - The Evils of Hazing       You have just moved to a new school, and it is the first day.  You thought it was a dream to be on the wrestling team, but in reality it was a nightmare.  After practice, you are hog-tied and beaten by your fellow teammates in a ritual known as hazing.       For many years, hazing has existed in high schools throughout America without many people knowing; more recently, however, laws are being passed against this potentially deadly ritual as people are becoming educated on the topic.  This paper will address what hazing is, how it can be stopped, and my opinion on why it should be stopped....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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Mission Stop Hazing - ... There will be both people who have hazed others and people who have been hazed, and even those who lost someone due to hazing. Every student will be given a folder filled with information on hazing, especially the statistics of what happens because of hazing. Most students haze others because they do not know anything about it, besides that it is a way to initiate new members. Students will also be required to take an oral test at the end of the month describing what they learned and they will also answer a few questions....   [tags: college institution initiation rituals] 1106 words
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Hazing: Fun-Filled Nightmare - Hazing: Fun-Filled Nightmare People of higher authority choose to haze others for a myriad of reasons. From inside the hazer’s mind, they may feel that what they are doing is not wrong and is tradition. Other reasons for hazing may include: keeping the new pledges under control, creating a rite of passage, and showing that a person is strong enough to endure the process (“Preventing Hazing – Reasons Not to Haze” 2). Furthermore, the hazer may not feel confident enough, resulting in bullying others in order to feel more powerful (“Hazing Fratricide of Brotherhood” 5)....   [tags: Psychology]
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Hazing Through Groupthink - Hazing has become a dominant theme on college campuses, military installations, schools, and organizations across America today. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the long term consequences of the affect of hazing and to explain groupthink phenomenon. Firstly the term hazing should be defined to effectively evaluate these affects. West Virginia’s legal definition of hazing is “any brutality of a physical nature…to include forced consumption of liquor, drugs or other substances, or any other forced physical activity which could adversely affect the physical health and safety of the individual…to include extreme mental stress, forced exclusion from social contact, forced conduct which...   [tags: brutality, social influence, rites, passage]
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The Tragedy of Fraternity Hazing - The Tragedy of Fraternity Hazing Hazing (subjecting newcomers to abusive or humiliating tricks and ridicule) has always been seen as a secretive campus activity when it comes to fraternities and pledging. As a result, Dr. Mark Taff resorted in his article that, "..a series of 168 cases of injuries and deaths related to fraternity hazing activities...[occurred] in the United States between 1923 and 1982" (2113). Young college men are being hospitalized and even worse, dying, just for a couple of friends that give them a sense of belonging....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument] 2113 words
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Hazing - Hazing Hazing is one of the fastest rising problems in America. "Hazing" has caused many deaths and psychological problems to its victims. Hazing humiliates, and degrades individuals. People have heard of hazing recently due to the deaths of many kids and teenagers. Hazing used to be thought of as harmless and was considered to be harmless pranks with college students in fraternities. Today, hazing is experienced by boys/men and girls/women in school groups, university organizations, athletic teams, the military, and other social and professional organizations....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Hazing A Benefit Or Burden - Hazing: A Benefit or Burden The concept of hazing has long since been a source of debate, yet it has also served as a means of training designed to save lives. Hazing has been around almost as long as mankind but its formal introduction became most apparent in the military. Hazing is used to bring a group of people together as a unit and teach them a great deal of information in a short amount of time. Hazing is designed as a consequence based teaching method where a mistake leads to harassment of some sort....   [tags: essays research papers] 2662 words
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Hazing and the Student’s Consequences - Hazing and the Student’s Consequences I recently enlightened myself to an interesting incident in a small college in northern New York state which brought attention to a subject our country has cursed, loved and fretted about for years – that of hazing. Hazing is defined as: To persecute or harass with meaningless, difficult, or humiliating tasks. To initiate, as into a college fraternity, by exacting humiliating performances from or playing rough practical jokes upon. (Dictionary.com) These “jokes” have affected the lives of a number of people in a large way....   [tags: Free Essays Online] 963 words
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Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities - Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities Many pledges join sororities and fraternities in search of friendships that will last throughout life. However, quite a few young people get caught in life-threatening situations because they are not aware of the commitments to which they are swearing themselves. The idea behind joining a house is to form a relationship in which the members are one big family at heart, yet many sorority and fraternity members – while advocating status, popularity, and togetherness -- have betrayed the ideals of Greek life....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 1257 words
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Fraternity Hazing - Fraternity Hazing When most people hear the term "hazing" it brings up images of fraternities, or they just don’t know what it is. In even though hazing occurs in many places including fraternities and sororities, the military, athletic teams and student organizations (marching bands) at both the high school and collegiate levels. Many believe that hazing in fraternities and in general are nothing more than silly tricks and harmless pranks like those from the 1980s hit comedy Animal House. The realities of hazing are severely different than the witty images many people associate with them....   [tags: Fraternities Greek Life College Essays]
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Ethical Hazing - Ethical Hazing When one hears the word "hazing," the typically first impression is that of a fraternity member with a paddle in one hand, beer in another and a young "pledge" bent over being struck by the wooden paddle. This is defiantly a case of classic hazing, however many other forms have been created and made public in the recent past. Other fields such as military, sorority, high school and athletic teams have begun to come under the same scrutiny fraternities have been for years. For someone who has never been "hazed" the issue can be quite complicated and some ignorant conclusions may be made....   [tags: Papers] 2133 words
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Hazing Through Beating as a Right of Passage - Hazing Through Beating as a Right of Passage Hazing has been known as the right of passage into American colleges in the past and even still today. Primarily in fraternities hazing has been more so a problem than any other organization. Most anyone who's seen the classic college movie "Animal House" can recall this famous seen of young Kevin Bacon's paddling during his fraternity pledgeship. In this context, the lines and scenes of hazing are funny to some people; but for others, hazing is an all-too-real problem"(Wolf 1)....   [tags: Papers] 636 words
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Getting into a Fraternity or Sorority - College is something everyone dreams about while in high school. It may seem fun and exciting, but there is a tremendous number of mistakes that can happen. For instance, imagine someone has just been accepted into college, and it is her first day. She thought it was a dream to be in a sorority, but in reality it was a nightmare. After a week, she knows “Hell Week” is coming, but she wants shake everything off, and think everything is going well and the other members will accept her with no hesitation....   [tags: Hazing,college,bullying]
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The Pressures Girls Face Within College Sororities - Do people really understand the secrets behind the Greek community. There are many pressures girls face that the public is not familiar with that are specifically evident in sororities. Alexandra Robbins, the author of the book Pledged: The Secret Lives of Sororities, went undercover and followed four different girls during their experiences within the Greek system. Although there are many struggles girls can face in sororities, the five most prevalent type of pressures include: having a perfect body image, substance abuse, stress, silence, and hazing....   [tags: body image, substance abuse, hazing]
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Bullying, Suicide, and Bullicide - Bullying is a major problem in our society today, especially among teens. Bullying can be found in many forms, such as, direct bullying, which is considered kicking, hitting, making cruel comments, or threats. On the other hand, indirect bullying is spreading rumors, or excluding someone from a group; most of the time indirect bullying is done by females. Another form of bullying is cyber-bullying, which is done on the internet, social networking sites, email, or texting. This has become a very popular form of bullying over the past few years....   [tags: teenagers, cyber-bullying, prevention, hazing]
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Why Fraternities Should be Banned - ... Whereas, females who are sexually active are discouraged by calling them “sluts” and “whores” This double standard is what makes getting away with rape so easy. Men taking advantage of women is considered a social norm. Also, When fraternity members admitted to doing things that by law are considered rape they did not believe that they were rapist. They insist that if a girl is intoxicated then they are still able to consent to sex. Granted not all Greeks are this way. Many fraternity members treat women respectfully and contribute greatly to bettering the college experience....   [tags: underage drinking, abuse of women, violent hazing]
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school hazing - People are obsessed with the interrelation between different demeanors. Weather it be art and literature, matching shoes and shirts, or between men and women. We live in a society full of irreverent and dysfunctional relationships. In-fact, we were lucky enough to live during the time of The Break-up Heard 'Round the World, other wise known as when Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt broke up. The reason why the masses of literate minds are sucked into this timeless display of courtship is because they themselves have experienced similar relationships and knowing that they are not alone in the miserably bleak world of despair in the vain quest for love and acceptance....   [tags: essays research papers] 1075 words
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Keith Haring: Communicating Through Cartoons - As children we find entertainment in cartoons. Such simple shapes and figures provide hours of amusement watching them do trivial tasks like drive cars and go to work. What if they represented more than just a Sunday morning or brief entertainment. What was Disney really trying to say. For artists like Keith Haring, cartoons become his way of communicating with people about what he thought was important and needed to be heard. Haring used cartoon figures in a powerful way within his work. Keith Haring was born May 4, 1958 in Reading Pennsylvania.1 He grew up in the small town of Kutztown, Pennsylvania with his mother, father and three younger sisters....   [tags: Biography ]
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Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany - Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany The social, cultural and political history of America as it affects the life course of American citizens became very real to us as the Delany sisters, Sadie and Bessie, recounted their life course spanning a century of living in their book "Having Our Say." The Delany sisters’ lives covered the period of their childhood in Raleigh, North Carolina, after the "Surrender" to their adult lives in Harlem, New York City during the roaring twenties, to a quiet retirement in suburban, New York City, as self-styled "maiden ladies." At the ages of 102 and 104, these ladies have lived long enough to look back over a century of their existence and appreciate...   [tags: Having Our Say Literature Essays]
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An Analysis of Milton's On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three - An Analysis of Milton's On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three John Milton is one of the most famous poets of the English language. Even though his works are not many, he is considered the greatest writer in English literature. In John Milton' s works we can see the problems of the English society and his own too. Such a poem is " On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three" because it shows the concerns that Milton had about his career when he was young and still hadn't chosen his own way in life....   [tags: On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three] 1041 words
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William Golding's Lord of the Flies: The Joy of Hating Piggy - William Golding's Lord of the Flies: The Joy of Hating Piggy      In many novels there's usually a character the reader loves to hate. Whether that character be a loser, a loner, or someone who's just chubby, we all have made fun of that particular person at least once in our lives. Throughout William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, he illustrates the joy of readers in hating Piggy's character.      In the beginning of the novel, when Ralph meets Piggy after the plane crash, Piggy regretfully tells Ralph what the kids used to call him at school, “ They used to call me ‘Piggy'.”(1) Ralph then shrieks with laughter and makes fun of Piggy's nickname, “Piggy....   [tags: William Golding Lord of the Flies] 773 words
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