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Citations

Citations Documenting Hazing in Other Contexts Hazing in the Military Pershing, J. (2006). Men and women’s experiences with hazing in a male-dominated elite military institution. Men and Masculinities, 8(4), 470-492. United States Government Accountability Office (2016). DOD and Coast Guard: Actions needed to increase oversight and management information on hazing incidents involving servicemembers. https://www.gao.gov/assets/680/675040.pdf Keller,…  Continue reading »

Other Publications

Other Publications Examples of research and research-based publications and initiatives are listed below by topic. College High School Gender and Hazing General Intersections Military and Government College Allan, E., Joyce, B., Perlow, E. (July 2020). Fraternity and sorority hazing: A practitioner’s guide to relevant research and recommendations for prevention. White Paper for the Association of…  Continue reading »

South Carolina

South Carolina Anti-Hazing Law § 59-101-200. Hazing prohibited; penalties. (A) For purposes of this section: (1) “Student” means a person enrolled in a state university, college, or other public institution of higher learning.(2) “Superior student” means a student who has attended a state university, college, or other public institution of higher learning longer than another…  Continue reading »

Minnesota

Minnesota Anti-Hazing Law Elementary & Secondary Education 121A.69 HAZING POLICY. Subdivision 1.Definitions. (a) “Hazing” means committing an act against a student, or coercing a student into committing an act, that creates a substantial risk of harm to a person in order for the student to be initiated into or affiliated with a student organization. (b)…  Continue reading »

Even after death of Kappa Sigma pledge, Nolan Burch, WVU’s Fiji chapter hazes, according to a university press release

The following post for StopHazing was written by author and anti-hazing activist Hank Nuwer. For more information on Hank, check out his website at www.hanknuwer.com. It has been my honor and privilege over the years to have worked with many, many great Directors of Greek Life and also individual chapter advisers.  One of the leaders I…  Continue reading »

Sayreville High School Fires Football Coach In Wake of Hazing Incidents

According to NJ.com’s Vernal Coleman, Sayreville High School has fired football coach George Najjar in the wake of the hazing and sexual assault incidents that came to light last October. According to reports, four separate hazing incidents where underclassmen were sexually assaulted occurred in a 10-day span in the team’s locker room last September. According…  Continue reading »

Vermont Lawmakers Seek To Strengthen Anti-Hazing Law

As we’ve noted previously, “not all assault is hazing, but make no mistake, assault is one of the many weapons used in the hazing arsenal.” In the wake of the Sayreville hazing incident, however, some commentators failed to see the connection, dismissing hazing as harmless pranks and antics. Therefore, we are incredibly supportive of the…  Continue reading »

Intersections of Hazing

Intersections of Hazing Hazing overlaps with other health and well-being concerns for individuals, groups, and the broader community. Research has illuminated intersections between hazing and mental health and well-being, high-risk substance use, sexual harassment and assault, and other forms of interpersonal violence such as bullying.* Sexual Violence While the issues of sexual and relationship violence…  Continue reading »

Turmoil in Ben & Jerry’s Backyard

The following post for StopHazing was written by author and anti-hazing activist Hank Nuwer. For more information on Hank, check out his website at www.hanknuwer.com. Last Fall the corporate board of Ben & Jerry’s voted to keep the name of its flavor “Hazed and Confused,” determining that it saw no harm in celebrating an action called…  Continue reading »