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    Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Watching this HBO REALSports piece on Black College Marching Band hazing and the resulting multiple deaths by beatings. Is there any type of hazing at ISU in the Marching Band?



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Watching this HBO REALSports piece on Black College Marching Band hazing and the resulting multiple deaths by beatings. Is there any type of hazing at ISU in the Marching Band?
    Holy misleading thread title, Batman!



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Quote Originally Posted by superman_101680 View Post
    Holy misleading thread title, Batman!
    No crap.



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    No hazing that I know of. The Kappas and the Tau Betas have initiation things, but not hazing.



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonetrombone View Post
    No hazing that I know of. The Kappas and the Tau Betas have initiation things, but not hazing.
    As a Kappa Kappa Psi alum I can assure you nothing that happens in that organization (at least the ISU chapter) comes close to hazing. As for the band in general, I'm sure there's been dumb **** that probably shouldn't have happened, but nothing at the level of the culture of hazing you hear from places like FAMU.



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    No, but I think the misleading title will be the response you get.


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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    We just give the freshmen our trash at dinner...but other than that nothing much really goes on. And if there is stuff that goes on, it's no where even near that situation!


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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    This one time....at band camp.....


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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    This one time....at band camp.....


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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Here to post another comment of 'no hazing, as far as i know of', either in the band or TBS\KKY. Plenty of drinking from day 1, but no hazing (and no one is forced to participate in said prolific drinking).

    And yeah... mods, can we get a thread title change?



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    re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    I am pretty sure if there was serious hazing it would be kept on the down low and not be posted on forums.



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    Re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    I don't know about "ever" but I can assure you that there wasn't any through MOST of the 90's...plenty of other stuff, but no hazing.



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    Re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    maybe initiation type things or parties with drinking. but generally if you don't want to drink you don't have to



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    Re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    I enjoy the things that the ISUVMB does, but it'd be awesome to go see some of these black college marching bands live.



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    Re: Has there ever been ISU Marching Band Hazing?

    Welcome to Band Club. The first rule of Band Club is: you do not talk about Band Club. The second rule of Band Club is: you DO NOT talk about Band Club! Third rule of Band Club: someone yells "stop!", goes limp, taps out, the song is over. Fourth rule: only two guys to a song. Fifth rule: one song at a time, fellas. Sixth rule: No shirts, no shoes. Seventh rule: songs will go on as long as they have to...or until halftime is over. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first time at Band Club, you have to march.


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