Essay Violations Of The Fraternity 's Policy And Law Occurred

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1.How and why violations of the Fraternity’s policy and law occurred.
Violations of the fraternity’s policy and law occurred due to actions deemed as hazing during a call down and by having candidates exchange small favors for member signatures. Also, the presence and consumption of alcohol violated the campus’ and fraternity’s policies. The fraternity conducted a tailgate function during a period of suspended activity and also lacked in cooperation during interviews. These violations do not represent the fraternity in any way and do not reflect on the character of each and every member of the fraternity.

2.How the chapter and individual members have or would be held accountable for such violations. The chapter has continued to suspend the candidate curriculum along with ceasing all planned functions involving the fraternity. Individual members of the fraternity have shown great courage by admitting to their violations and have taken full responsibility of their actions. These violations go against the foundation that this fraternity was built on and the penalty for these violations should not be administered lightly. However, it should be understood that the severity of the punishment should match the severity of the violation. Members of the fraternity involved in these violations meant no harm to a candidate or to the chapter as a whole. All actions were carried out with a mindset that only focused on the immediate outcomes. Members clearly were not acting out with…

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