Essays Tagged: "Hazing"

Hazing Essay for Law. This essay discusses the issues and concerns that all deal with initiation.

HAZINGHazing is a term that many people are familiar with, but not everyone thinks of it in the same ... tion with, or as a condition for the continued membership in a group or organization." The issue of hazing can be controversial at times because some feel that it is nothing more than a way for a grou ... feel that it is nothing more than a way for a group to bond, but others fight against all kinds of hazing because of their belief that hazing is a serious threat to those who have to endure it, espec ...

(6 pages) 201 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Peer Pressure ,The ultimate downfall

ge students. Sororities stress unity of all and 100% support of all their activities. This includes hazing rituals, beer drinking parties, and even drugs. Any type of resistance to these activities co ... ype of pressure and activities that sororities are. Although very similar fraternities have tougher hazing rituals and usually tend to be more intense with their activities, meaning they do things wit ...

(3 pages) 165 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"A Chance of a Lifetime"

ay because there has been laws passed strictly for Fraternities and the things that go on. The Anti-Hazing Act of 1985 pretty much erased much of the horrible hazing from back in the old days. These a ... lvement, and the history and traditions that they have.Fraternities are not about getting drunk and hazing, there is much more that they have to offer. Brotherhood is a good example. I was an only chi ...

(4 pages) 64 1 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Hazing:Not Just for Frat Boys Anymore!

cade this concern has become a major problem in schools across the nation. The threat I speak of is hazing! For those people who do not know, hazing is defined as "an initiation process involving hara ... on process involving harassment" (Merriam-Webster). Parents are now realizing how much of a problem hazing really has become.Hazing has become a much bigger problem on school campuses across the Unite ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Persuasive letter: Scott Krueger

s are just pilling up here," says Hank Nuwer author of Wrongs of Passage: Fraternities, Sororities, Hazing and Binge Drinking ("Binge Drinking's Campus Toll", 2002). A Harvard study found that 70% of ... are of this fact at the beginning, he had enough time to change his mind. If he wanted to avoid the hazing, and he certainly knew of it after one month, he would have just gone. But he stayed and took ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Hazing...growing into a nationwide dilemma. The pros and the cons to convince you that hazing is not right in our society.

Over the years, hazing has grown into a nationwide dilemma. There are numerous people, now, struggling over the issu ... rong. The million dollar question has become "to haze, or not to haze." To set the record straight, hazing is very destructive to the victim and his or her character. There is no place in our society, ... n our society, today, for such a detrimental and disparaging act of heartlessness and spite that is hazing. Many people have become confused about the definition of hazing is. Alfred University ...

(12 pages) 76 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hazing

The concept of hazing has long since been a source of debate, yet it has also served as a means of training designe ... ince 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 ... 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 informat ...

(10 pages) 116 3 4.9 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Alcohol Abuse in the American Youth

It has been said in each research source that I used that hazing and binge drinking is the most serious problem affecting social life, school work, and health ... l in frat houses acts as "an impediment to a healthy learning environment and a breeding ground for hazing." Fraternity members don't approve of this plan and feel that "drying up" the privately owned ... e CAS might produce a better alternative for Rutgers than what Arnholt has thought up.Surprisingly, hazing and, as a result, binge drinking, is even present in college sports where physical maintenanc ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Military hazing.

What is Military Hazing:Hazing is defined as any conduct whereby one military member or employee, regardless of Servi ... ice or rank, to suffer or be exposed to an activity which is cruel, abusive, oppressive, or harmful.Hazing includes, but is not limited to any form of initiation rite of passage or congratulatory act ... ngerous acts. Soliciting or coercing another to participate in any such activity is also considered hazing. Hazing need not involve physical contact among or between military members or employees; it ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Sociology of Sport- Hazing

My reply to that particular guest would be as follows:Over the years, hazing has grown into a nationwide dilemma. There are numerous people, now, struggling over the issu ... people, now, struggling over the issue of whether it is right or wrong. To set the record straight, hazing is very destructive to the victim and his/her character. There is no place in sport or anywhe ... ese demeaning, detrimental and cruel acts. Many people have become confused about the definition of hazing. Jay Coakley, author of Sport in Society: Issues & Controversies defines hazing as, "any ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why Me?

called St. John's Northwestern Military Academy (SJNMA). Now, when I arrived at the school, the no hazing rule had really just been put into effect, so people pretty much just turn their heads when t ... pretty much just turn their heads when they saw it and no one really got in any sort of trouble for hazing another cadet. Anyways, being the little scrawny push-over mama's boy that I was, I never wou ...

(3 pages) 31 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Problems With the Greek System

ay sound appealing. When you are pledged into a sorority or fraternity, you must first go through a hazing process. In many cases, this is completely humiliating and dangerous. In some cases, the hazi ... n some cases, the hazing of a pledge has ultimately lead to their death. If you do make it past the hazing process and are accepted into the Greek system, you may be shocked about what really goes on. ...

(1 pages) 24 1 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hazing In College

Hazing is illegal in forty states across the country. When is it that harmless fun turns into hazing ... is "activities that endanger the mental and physical health of anyone" (qtd. in Bassin). If in fact hazing does occur, minuscule fines should be avoided and punishments should lead straight to the ban ... hments should lead straight to the banning of the organization from the campus. First and foremost, hazing humiliates human beings both mentally and physically. The golden rule should apply but doesn' ...

(5 pages) 357 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

College Hazing

College hazing is a major problem in the world today. There are many definitions of the word "hazing". The m ... ntal or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.There are two specific types of hazing. They are subtle hazing and harassment hazing. Subtle hazing is any action that is against ac ... good tastes. An activity or attitude directed toward a pledge or an act which ridicules. Harassment hazing is anything that causes mental anguish or physical discomfort to the pledge. Any activity dir ...

(1 pages) 11 1 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sports Hazing

Hazing: A Good Way to Build Unity in Sports.Initiation is an important part of hazing in any level o ... am as well and it also builds unity and bonding for the young guys with the older guys on the team. Hazing is a good way to make the younger guys on the team to see they have to trust the seniors on t ... ey have to trust the seniors on the team when being hazed this builds trust throughout the team. Is hazing a good thing or bad thing to do to new comers to a team to build unity and bonding.Hazing is ...

(7 pages) 1100 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Current Conditions Of Hazing

Current Conditions of Hazing Chuck Stenzel died during the first night of pledging at the Klan Alpine fraternity h ... y11:30 Chuck was dead. He had a blood-alcohol level of .46. Two others almost died that nigh also (Hazing and the Law 108-109). 48% of students who belong to groups reported being subjected to hazing ... utive Summary 1). Of those that were hazed on in five were subjected to potentially illegal acts of hazing, half were forced into drinking activities, and two in three were subjected to humiliating ha ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fortunate

You could go to the University in Paris to get educated back then. All new students were subject to hazings by the upperclassmen before you were admitted into their fellowship. Classrooms were not ver ... ages had a very difficult time in college, this is because they had to go through numerous types of hazings, had a very challenging class schedule, and learned under harsh conditions. Now days' gettin ...

(3 pages) 389 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Hazy Situation

awny kid duct-taped up against the school's outside entrance. Nothing but a little bit of preseason hazing for the high school soccer team; Will was a great player and had made the varsity team this y ... school, covered only by his boxers, the ones with the hole in them no less. This is where the word, hazing comes into play. Do stunts like this have a place in athletics or within athletic teams? Even ...

(8 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hazing’s Secret Face Unmasked:

geous and almost impossible. However, campuses across The globe report that sorority and fraternity hazing of pledges is an all too common Occurrence. Her at Western Kentucky University, we have seen ... an all too common Occurrence. Her at Western Kentucky University, we have seen first-hand cases of hazing and humiliation of students trying to enter the Greek community. Recently when Kappa Sigmas h ...

(13 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hazing

at or sorority, that person would have to put up with one big thing, initiation. Or as most call it hazing. There not the only people that put up with hazing though. Hazing is becoming big in high sch ... church events, and even professional sports. Since so many people have to put up with the issue of hazing, it has become a very big issue in today's world. Whether it involves binge drinking, kidnapp ...

(5 pages) 13 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues