Why does frat hazing still happen? Because alums want it to –

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“Some brothers told me that even as a few fraternity-affiliated adults loudly condemn hazing in public, in private they tell students to do it anyway.

“Hazing works,” he told me. “Hazing creates an unusually strong bond between people who weather tough times together, and the toughness also creates the illusion of reaching a worthwhile goal. It increases the value of the letters, because you’ve undergone such a hard process of obtaining them.

“Thus, one of the major reasons fraternity hazing persists: It appears that some of the involved adults and alumni want it to.”

Alexandra Robbins,, February 11, 2019

Read more at Why Does Frat Hazing Still Happen? Because Alums Want It To by Alexandra Robbins in Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday.

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