No Ifs, Ands or Buts: Hazing Is Illegal

In many college fraternities and sororities, and other organizations, hazing is a rite of passage. However, hazing is against the law. In legal terms, hazing is the abuse a student must endure to gain admittance to an organization. It includes not only physical harm, such as beating or whipping, but the mental harm that might result from forcing a student to behave in a humiliating way. It can include forcing students to drink dangerous amounts of alcohol, or even engage in some activity that is against the law.  Read more at: