The Year So Far in Greek Life: 133 Infractions, 55 Schools, 4 Deaths

As universities across America continue to operate under the pretense that the secrecy, violence and institutionalized danger within the calcified-in-degeneracy Greek system is a problem that’s specific to bad seeds rather than indicative of the extreme ends of the practices of the whole, Bloomberg Businessweek has… » 6/04/15 1:30pm 6/04/15 1:30pm

Bernie Sanders Will Introduce Bill to Make Public Colleges Tuition-Free

Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill this week that would make four-year public universities in the United States tuition-free. Much like his presidential campaign, it’s not going to go anywhere, and, much like his campaign, it’s going to prod Hillary Clinton to make affordable higher education a bigger part… » 5/19/15 12:45pm 5/19/15 12:45pm

Travel Brings Us Together, Even After Life Pushes Us Apart

I met Leah on the first day of college in the fall of 2003, playing two truths and a lie, a forced ice-breaker game for my entire floor that only served to exacerbate my social anxiety. In the game, you put forth three facts about yourself, one of which is false, and everyone is supposed to figure out which it is. » 5/13/15 3:45pm 5/13/15 3:45pm

Mom Outraged That Daughter Will Fail Class If She Won't Perform Naked

A mother is taking UC San Diego to task because her daughter, who’s enrolled in a visual arts course, has been told that she must stand in front of her class naked for the final or fail the semester. The instructor of the course, who’s been doing it for 11 years, has already been referred to as “Chester the Molester”… » 5/11/15 10:25pm 5/11/15 10:25pm

Can a Frat Lose Their Right to March Against Sexual Assault? 

The latest university dustup between the correct and the permissible comes at Appalachian State, where a junior on campus named Julia Grainger has blasted the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity for their plans to hold a march against sexual assault—and subsequently received a heaping of personal backlash in return.
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Entire College Rugby Team Suspended Over Recorded 'Fuck a Whore' Chant

One chilly afternoon in late November 2014, a few dozen students at the University of Mary Washington gathered in a house about a half mile off their Fredericksburg, Virginia, campus for a party at a house rented by rugby players. For a Sunday, the mood was raucous, with students belting bar chants in celebration of… » 3/23/15 2:30pm 3/23/15 2:30pm

Bryn Mawr Health Center Helpfully Emails Students Weight Loss Tips

The private women's college Bryn Mawr emailed a group of students late last week encouraging them to join the new school-sponsored weight loss program. Students received the email based on their elevated body mass index, data that was mined from their medical records collected by the college's Health Center. » 1/30/15 3:00pm 1/30/15 3:00pm

Rush After 'A Rape On Campus': A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road

It's a blue, cold Thursday in January and I'm walking down Rugby Road on the first night of fraternity rush at the University of Virginia, brushing past groups of identical gossiping boys in matching preppy outfits: fleeces, checked oxfords, khakis, boots. "Excuse me," they say politely when our coats touch, then… » 1/28/15 11:10am 1/28/15 11:10am