Persuasive Essay On Hazing

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Everyone has their limit on almost about everything. Their limit when to stop drinking, or when to stop physically straining their bodies. Hazing can be defined as any activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses or endangers anyone, regardless of a person’s willingness to participate. The most common hazing practices include alcohol/binge drinking, public humiliation, isolation, sleep deprivation and even sexual acts. In addition, these hazing rituals may lead to traumatic injuries including beating, branding, consuming nonfood substances and simulated drowning. In these rituals everything is all fun and games until someone dies or kills themselves from the embarrassment. Then who is to blame? Who can you blame legally? Hazing must be put to a stop or strong rules and regulations must be put on these frats, and sororities to make sure that all students are safe. The whole point of hazing is so whoever’s joining proves how much they want to become a member, and to be part of a “brother hood” or “sister hood”. They try to prove their loyalty by completing every task without complaining. But not everyone is even guaranteed to be…show more content…
Nearly half of these students were dying and that wasn’t enough to raise alarm or awareness. Barron also stated “I firmly believe that pushing beyond the self-governance model is imperative to protect students and recapture the positive elements of Greek life, but we cannot stop here, nor go it alone. We have joined Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., to support legislation that would require universities to report hazing under the Clery Act. We will push for statewide legislation to toughen penalties for hazing, and we will help gather university leaders across the nation to come together to improve student safety on all of our campuses.” If the hazing cannot be stopped which it should, no one should be allowed to humiliate another publicly or even

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