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StopHazing Redesign Prompts Reflection: Then and Now

January 19, 2020 By Dr. Elizabeth Allan, StopHazing Principal Shifting gears amidst the pandemic brought many challenges but also some unexpected opportunities. Among these, for StopHazing, was reallocating resources that would ordinarily be allocated to conference travel and redirecting them toward improvements to our website, www.stophazing.org. While the site redesign project was on our “to…  Continue reading »

Advocating for Policies that Prioritize the Safety of College Students

January 28, 2021 As a continued collaborator with the Clery Center and an organization advocating for stronger policies to keep students safe, StopHazing urges you to read the following blog post to understand what’s on the horizon for campus safety and hazing prevention legislation. Blog post published by the Clery Center: “Never has the passing…  Continue reading »

How the world’s scientists are coming together serves as a model for anti-hazing efforts

The following post for StopHazing was written by author and anti-hazing activist Hank Nuwer. For more information on Hank, check out his website at www.hanknuwer.com. These are tough times for all the world’s men and women. Without any self-whining or too many details, my wife and I have been affected. I chose to hand in my…  Continue reading »

Clery Center and StopHazing Launch Hazing Prevention Toolkit for Campus Professionals®

STRAFFORD, PA – Campus hazing can have far-reaching negative consequences for individual students, their families, student organizations, groups and teams, and the broader campus community. To guide effective hazing prevention, Clery Center and StopHazing have partnered to develop a data-driven Hazing Prevention Framework (HPF)© based on principles of prevention science and findings from the Hazing…  Continue reading »

StopHazing Releases Preliminary Evaluation of We Don’t Haze Documentary

In 2016, Clery Center worked with StopHazing to develop We Don’t Haze, a free 17-minute documentary to promote hazing prevention on college campuses. The documentary shares the perspectives of students, family members, and professionals whose lives have been impacted by hazing, and touches on key themes in hazing prevention such as examples of hazing, how to recognize…  Continue reading »

A week dedicated to hazing prevention

The following post for StopHazing was written by Lara Carney, an intern for StopHazing and a fourth year Journalism major at the University of Maine with a double minor in professional and creative writing.  Students, colleges, and communities nationwide banded together the week of September 18 through September 22 to spread the word and recognize…  Continue reading »

“Hazing in America” – confronting hazing culture

The following post for StopHazing was written by Lara Carney, an intern for StopHazing and a fourth year Journalism major at the University of Maine with a double minor in professional and creative writing.  “If it doesn’t feel right, if it doesn’t look right – get out.” James Piazza gave this advice to any student…  Continue reading »

The Chronicle of Higher Education features the HPC in article on hazing prevention

The following post for StopHazing was written by Lara Carney, an intern for StopHazing and a fourth year Journalism major at the University of Maine with a double minor in professional and creative writing.  The Chronicle of Higher Education recently featured Elizabeth Allan and the Hazing Prevention Consortium (HPC) in an article titled “Colleges Confront…  Continue reading »

Hazing, the weed in the Garden of Eden that suffocates us all

The following post for StopHazing was written by author and anti-hazing activist Hank Nuwer. For more information on Hank, check out his website at www.hanknuwer.com. While colleges across the country are finding creative ways to celebrate National Hazing Prevention Week Sept. 18-22, I’ve managed considerable progress on my goal to create a database of every hazing…  Continue reading »

Can You Help Pass the REACH Act Targeting Hazing on College Campuses?

Last week, Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) hosted a press conference to build support for the Report and Educate About Campus Hazing (REACH) Act. Video from the event-which featured lawmakers, victims of hazing, and other stakeholders-can be viewed below: Rep. Marcia L. Fudge leads Press Conference on Anti-Hazing w/ Rep Meehan…  Continue reading »