Sadly the Hazing Rites of Passage Still Continues

Hazing still continues. Even after the arrests of nine Louisiana State University fraternity members last February, the Rite of Passage still exists. The arrests took place after incidents that occurred in the fall of 2018. Charged with crimes ranging from assault and battery with a metal pipe to urinating on the pledges you would think…

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Help Hazing Go Away Forever

The Rite of Passage isn’t going away. While there have been numerous stories in the media talking about hazing deaths in America, it isn’t easy to find those headlines. Generally, they are often buried under news articles about the rich and famous. As a result, people aren’t often informed about the growing epidemic of hazing.…

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Is Hazing Ever Going to Stop?

Fraternity’s sororities and other social clubs have been participating in hazing for decades. Even a hundred years ago, there were reports of death by rite of passage. Today it seems as if nothing has changed with a suspicious death by hazing being reported in January. It’s 2019 and nothing seems to have changed with fraternities…

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Educating Everyone on the Dangers of Hazing

The Rite of Passage is something that should never be endured. Because people aren’t educated, innocent people have lost their lives. Those men and women could have been saved had they and everyone involved been educated on the dangers of initiation. When it comes to hazing most people, including those in charge, tend to turn…

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Hazing Still Happens and is Still Deadly

Hazing happens every second of every day. Somewhere in the world, someone is being harassed and forced to do unthinkable things all because of the Rite of Passage. According the NMB foundation, the actual amount of hazing statistics is underestimated, partly because most people have no idea that it is even occurring when they become…

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Help Prevent Hazing with the NMB Foundation

Although you may not hear about hazing as much as you used to it still exists. Unfortunately, the rite of passage is something that is passed down from generation to generation, but it does not have to. With the right information, people can learn and deprogram those old thought patterns. Hazing is something that shouldn’t…

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Hazing Needs To Stop Can You Help?

Hazing hasn’t ever gone away. If you follow the NMB Blog, you will know that the rite of passage  as been around for hundreds of years. However, like some things in history, it isn’t a positive thing. The rite of passage performed by fraternities, sororities and other social groups has only gotten worse. Because of…

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Hazing Can End with Enlightened Education

The headlines make it clear that hazing is still happening all over the planet with young men and women being forced to make decisions that can have life threatening consequences. If you follow the NMB Foundation Blog, you know the dangers of hazing. Hazing and What Can We Do? According to the NMB Foundation, plenty,…

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Rite of Passage Can End with the NMB Foundation

Hazing, Rite of Passage, Initiation, Trial By Fire, Ordeal, Test of Courage and Martyrdom are just a few of the synonyms you’ll find for the practice that fraternities, social groups and even some sororities participate in for new pledges. According to the NMB Foundation, hazing has been around for centuries. Because of the tragic Rite…

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The History of Hazing Part Two

Hazing has been around for centuries, and if you have been following the NMB Foundation Blog, you will know how long. In this week’s blog, we continue with the history of this age old practice. The Vietnam War and Hazing It seems as if war has a history of stopping hazing, for a short time…

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The History of Hazing is Longer Than You Think

According to historians, hazing goes back to Plato and Ancient Greece. In 287 B.C. pennalism, the term back then, began in Plato’s Academy. According to Collins Dictionary, pennalism means, “A system of mild oppression and torment practiced upon first year students.” Plato said, “practical jokes played by unruly young men that injured the hazed and…

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Stop Hazing and Save a Life with N.O.L.A.N.

Hazing is still happening, but thanks to N.O.L.A.N., things are getting better. Through awareness and education, the NMB Foundation has a mission. A mission to end hazing while empowering you to make a difference ending hazing once and for all. Nolan’s Hazing Story Nolan Burch was just like any other college freshman. Ready to take…

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