To be part of a group creates a feeling of belonging. For many college students, they would do almost anything to be a part of a community that creates that feeling. However, in today’s society, hazing is a common trend these groups participate in before a new member is officially initiated into a group. Hazing is an issue that continues to grow and causes damage to many kids. Hazing must be addressed more seriously and it must be stopped.


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