Dangers of Hazing Hazing is defined as “any activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers them, regardless of a person’s willingness to participate” (Chaney). It is a ritual on many college campuses, especially in Greek life, forcing the students to do acts like, binge drinking, humiliation, sexual acts, and more. It is a very dangerous act that could include traumatic injuries like beating, drowning, and could even result in
intentionally inflicts injury or discomfort upon another person, through physical contact, through words or in other ways.' Etymology The word "bully" was first used in the 1530s meaning "sweetheart", applied to either sex, from the Dutch boel "lover, brother", probably diminutive of Middle High German buole "brother", of uncertain origin (compare with the German buhle "lover"). The meaning deteriorated through the 17th century through "fine fellow", "blusterer", to "harasser of the weak"