The Problem With Reporting

By: Tracy Maxwell, CAMPUSPEAK Speaker Why we can’t wait for or rely upon hazing being reported This summer, Congressional Representatives Pat Meehan (R-PA) and Marcia Fudge (D-OH) introduced legislation called the Report and Educate About Campus Hazing (or REACH Act) that would require colleges and universities to both educate students about hazing and report hazing […]

Anyone That Truly Cares About Their Organization Has Thought of Quitting

By: David Stollman, CAMPUSPEAK President & Speaker Nobody talks about it, but anyone that truly cares about their organization has thought of quitting. It might be a fleeting thought, but it is there. Don’t feel guilty about it. It is a natural part of caring as much as you do. You’re reading this because you’re a […]

How Women Will End Hazing

[This article is based on content contributed by the author for publication in the upcoming book – Fall 2018 – by Hank Nuwer titled Destroying Young Lives: Hazing in Schools and the Military.] “The world will be saved by the western woman.” When the Dalai Lama, who called himself a feminist, made this statement at […]

We’re asking the wrong question!

Over the years, I’ve found members are more likely to ask me questions like “is this hazing” or “can we do this with new members”? I understand that often times legal-speak can be wordy and feel complex but is it really that complex to be kind, inclusive, and supportive? No. However, for too many years, […]

The Shame of Hazing

Shame  (SHām/) noun. A painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. We rarely talk about that of which we are ashamed; dealing with the, painful realities of life is something very few of us can stomach. The practice of hazing is on of those very things. The […]

What is Going Right?

It is so easy to look around our world or our communities and find the things that aren’t working. People hurting each other, abusing drugs or alcohol, losing their lives from violence and other causes, moral disengagement, anti-intellectualism, and more are common staples of headlines today. As a culture, we spend a great deal of […]

Breaking down How Women Haze: Obedience leads to power

How is it that these caring, compassionate women can become “mean girls”? Lorin Phillips, speaker with CAMPUSPEAK, admits she is still asking herself this question. It’s the culture where a myriad of hazing activities can be seen as acceptable, a culture where women are seeking out power through obedience. It’s this culture that Lorin is […]

Hazing doesn’t have to be a scary conversation

Lorin Phillips, speaker at CAMPUSPEAK and Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority’s Assistant Executive Director, has been having hazing, risk management and Fraternity and Sorority Life conversations her whole professional career. She’s dedicated to not only bettering these organizations but also getting students on-board with improving their own organization from within. “I simply believe

Designers against hazing: Winners of the 2013 NHPW CAMPUSPEAK Poster Contest

We are proud to announce the winners of the 2013 NHPW CAMPUSPEAK Poster Contest, who created designs around the 2013 National Hazing Prevention Week theme “Know. Decide. Act”: GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Anna-Shea Beeman, a senior and Graphic Design major at Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan. Anna created a compelling series of six posters that represented […]

National hazing prevention week CAMPUSPEAK poster contest

Want to end hazing? So do we. CAMPUSPEAK is proud to partner with on the exciting new National Hazing Prevention Week CAMPUSPEAK Poster Contest! The deadline for submissions has been extended! Submit your poster up until February 28, 2013. If you believe you have a powerful message to help prevent hazing, now is your […]

Tracy Maxwell: Empowering students to end hazing

“If students put half the energy into serving their communities as they do into hazing, our world would be such an amazing place to live.” Tracy Maxwell, our newest speaker to join the roster, truly believes in the potential that students have to change the state of hazing. Get to know Tracy, her passions and […]