Facts and Myths
Just because a majority of the members of a team/organization are not involved in a hazing incident does not mean that the team/organzations is not responsible.
Just because this was at some level a team/organization event does not mean that individuals won't be found responsible as well.
You can never be sure you know the physical or mental background of an individual and what the effects of hazing for that person might be.
Myth #1: Hazing builds unity
Hazing builds animosity between people and deos nothing to foster trust, unity or respect. It simply makes better hazers.
Myth #2: I went through it, so they should too!
One class can break the "tradition" of hazing - it just take some courage and integrity to do what is right.
Myth #3: If they agree, then we're not hazing.
WRONG! Since peer pressure leads students to consent, the focus is on what you do, not whether they said you could.