According to www.stophazing.org, hazing can consist of verbal abuse, or even asking new members to wear embarrassing or humiliating attire.
Stunts or skit nights with degrading, crude or humiliating acts are also apart of hazing. Being the new members may have to carry books, run errands or cook and clean for other team members. This too can be classified as hazing.
Myths and facts according to: stophazing.org
Myth 1) Hazing is a problem for fraternities and sororities primarily.
Fact) Hazing is a societal problem. Hazing has been a part of the military, athletic teams, marching bands, religious cults, professional schools and other types of clubs.
Myth 2) Hazing is no more than foolish pranks that sometimes go awry.
Fact) Hazing is an act of power and control over others, It is victimization. Hazing is abusive, degrading and often life threatening.
Myth 3) As long as there’s no malicious intent, a little hazing should be okay.
Fact) Even if there’s no malicious “intent” safety may still be a factor in traditional hazing activities that are considered to be “all in good fun.” For example serious accidents have occurred during scavenger hunts and kidnapping trips.by
Freshmen experience new orientation format
School has started and the freshmen have arrived, this year there is a change to the start of school. The freshmen had an entire day to themselves, this way they could to see the school.
Cantwell, Peach sponsor EF trip to Europe
The long-awaited biennial summer trip to Europe has captured the interest of Heritage students yet again, and many are preparing to explore the unique cultures of countries such as Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain, along with supervisors Ms. Peach and Mrs. Cantwell.