Advertisement Close X. This house was bustling, though, on the previous Saturday. I was part of that system. Now, like Spence, I have my misgivings. To its members, the Greek system offers a surrogate family and a lifelong support network. That stigma is incredibly incorrect.
Fraternities and sororities
Frat Bros And Sorority Sisters Share Their Most Cruel And Unusual Hazing Stories
Fraternities and sororities , or Greek letter organizations GLOs  collectively referred to as " Greek life " , are social organizations at colleges and universities. A form of the social fraternity , they are prominent in the United States and the Philippines , with much smaller numbers existing in France , Canada, and elsewhere. Similar organizations exist in other countries as well, including the Studentenverbindungen of German-speaking countries. Similar, but much less common, organizations also exist for secondary school students, as do fraternal orders for other adults.
A Peek Inside the Secret, Sick Rituals of America's Frats
Hazing US English , initiation ceremonies  British English , bastardisation Australian English , ragging South Asia , or deposition , refers to the practice of rituals , challenges, and other activities involving harassment , abuse or humiliation used as a way of initiating a person into a group including a new fraternity, sorority, team, or club. Hazing is seen in many different types of social groups, including gangs , sports teams , schools, military units , and fraternities and sororities. The initiation rites can range from relatively benign pranks to protracted patterns of behavior that rise to the level of abuse or criminal misconduct. In some languages, terms with a religious theme or etymology are preferred, such as baptism or purgatory e.
Despite hazing being illegal in most parts of the US, the college-level bullying still occurs year after year. From uncomfortable sexual acts to cattle-style branding, brace yourself for some weird frat and sorority rituals. From Ayetonylim:. Knuckle drop push ups onto bottle caps Drop into push up position with knuckles hitting the bottle caps when landing. Military Workouts in the ocean at 12 midnight and then run to the local bonfire during breaks.