We will follow-up and investigate hazing allegations to the fullest extent of our capabilities and the law. No individual student or recognized student organization may engage in or plan any activity or situation that may be defined as hazing. The VETO crew took a trip down to James Madison University to see if they really lived up to all the hype surrounding the school. Police: Hazing at Penn State Altoona fraternity may have led to suicideBy Haley Draznin and Ray Sanchez, CNNupdated 2:57 PM EDT, Sat March 22, 2014STORY HIGHLIGHTSMarquise Braham, 18, jumped to his death from the roof of a Marriott hotel on Long IslandHe may have been subjected to hazing, abuse at an off-campus fraternity house, police say"He's kind, gentle,… What are hazing policies? As members of the JMU community, we have a legal and moral obligation to promote an atmosphere that is free of hazing ‑ the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life contributes to this directive through a variety of policies, procedures, and programs. While the stereotype suggests that it only affects members of Greek organizations, that is not the case. I've been best friends with the boys in lambda for the past 4 years, so I'm a little biased and am going to say I love them. Sigma Nu is … Hazing activities shall include, but not be limited to, forcing, compelling, requiring, encouraging, or expecting, whether direct or implied, any individual to participate in any of the following actions or activities: paddling; kidnapping; all forms of physical activity which are used to harass, punish, or harm an individual; excursions or road trips; confinement; spraying, painting, or pelting with any substance; burying in any substance; nudity with the intent to cause embarrassment; servitude; exposure to uncomfortable elements; verbal abuse; wearing, in public, of apparel which is conspicuous and/or indecent; forcing consumption of alcohol or any other substance, legal or illegal; depriving students of sufficient sleep (six consecutive hours per day is normally considered to be a minimum); burning, branding, or tattooing any part of the body; psychological hazing, defined as any act which is likely to: (a) Compromise an individual’s dignity; (b) Cause an individual embarrassment or shame; (c) Cause an individual to be the object of malicious amusement or ridicule; or (d) Cause an individual emotional distress; interrogating an individual in an intimidating or threatening manner; misleading prospective members in an effort to convince them that they will not become members unless they complete tasks, follow instructions, or act in a certain way; misleading prospective members into believing that they will be hurt during induction or initiation; carrying any items (shields, paddles, bricks, hammers, etc.) I say again: all fraternities and sororities at JMU are non-hazing organizations. Be the change you want to see. In memory of Dalton Debrick and Tim Piazza, come share an evening with the Infraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and their mothers in order to learn more about hazing and find ways to eradicate it from our campus. There are several options to report hazing: 800 South Main StreetHarrisonburg, Virginia 22807Contact Us, FOIATitle IX PoliciesStudent Consumer InformationAnnual Security and Fire Safety Report © JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, Hazing activities shall include, but not be limited to, forcing, compelling, requiring, encouraging, or expecting, whether direct or implied, any individual to participate in any of the following actions or activities: paddling; kidnapping; all forms of physical activity which are used to harass, punish, or harm an individual; excursions or road trips; confinement; spraying, painting, or pelting with any substance; burying in any substance; nudity with the intent to cause embarrassment; servitude; exposure to uncomfortable elements; verbal abuse; wearing, in public, of apparel which is conspicuous and/or indecent; forcing consumption of alcohol or any other substance, legal or illegal; depriving students of sufficient sleep (six consecutive hours per day is normally considered to be a minimum); burning, branding, or tattooing any part of the body; psychological hazing, defined as any act which is likely to: (a) Compromise an individual’s dignity; (b) Cause an individual. 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