Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Blog Post 15


The topic that is of interest is the role fraternities play in college culture and more importantly, the effects they have on a individual’s personal development. Currently, there is a per-conceived notion that members in a fraternity simply party and get drunk; a stereotype that has been perpetuated by the media. In addition to this, there is always the negative concept regarding hazing that comes into play. However, there are many underlying aspects regarding a fraternity that not everyone is aware of. The process one experiences during their initiation into the brotherhood can have positive life changing effects on their character, values, and future; ultimately bettering themselves as a person. The question that comes into play here is “what is the value of joining a fraternity?”

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