Hazing Is More Deadly When It’s Prohibited

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Broad, unrefined prohibition is an unworkable answer considered respectable only among those who fetishize authority and power – people who have no place in leading a values-driven fraternity experience.

Dog and Pony Show Laws like Pennsylvania’s, which merely bundle already illegal things together with a different context and title, will do nothing to stop deaths due to hazing. They may actually make it worse.

A “Higher Standard” Is A Personal Commitment. (Why Fraternities Are Leaving WVU)

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The issue is not that fraternity members wish to be regressive heathens who kill their own members. The issue is that some students are held to different standards than others, that many are aware of it, that they are pushing against those policies, and that we are responding by disparaging people as if they were simply regressive heathens determined to kill their own members.

3 Ways The NIC & Piazzas Can Improve The Coalition To Prevent Dangerous Hazing

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The coalition is great in its concept, but it relies too heavily on others to act for anything to change. We can change how we are insured, we can change how we report statistics, and we can influence what qualifies for “standards” and why generic, catch-all checklists impede the progress of the fraternity experience.

What Our Founders Might Say – Take Greater Pride In The Existing Value of Fraternities; Ditch The Checklists

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What would your founders think of the way your fraternity or sorority operates today? We ask that to students, and I’d like more students to ask it of advisers and fraternity/sorority professionals. Here’s why: Beyond the tens and thousands of … Continued