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Hazing prevention events to take place this week include vigil, panel discussion


Various hazing prevention events will take place at Central Michigan University throughout the week to bring awareness to the harmful effects hazing can have on students and college campuses. 

“Hazing’s Lasting Effect” takes place at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 in Pearce Hall room 127. The event tells a story of hazing and how its effects impacted a college campus. The second event — a vigil to remember those who have lost their lives because of hazing — will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Fabiano Botanical Gardens. 

A “Hazing at CMU” panel discussion is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 in the Bovee University Center Lakeshore Room. Staff and faculty members will discuss hazing in student activities and hazing prevention at CMU. 

The final event is a "Fire Up Against Hazing" pledge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 on the UC Lawn. The event allows students to take a pledge against hazing at CMU.