Every Rape Reported at Fraternities This Year

In 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa society was founded at the College of William and Mary for men in the "pursuit of liberal education and intellectual fellowship." Over the course of the next two centuries, Greek letter societies proliferated across the U.S. and morphed into the all-male butt-chugging clubs we know as… » 12/22/14 10:21am 12/22/14 10:21am

'Law and Justice Aren't the Same': Interview With a UVA Rape Survivor

In the history of UVA, only 14 students have ever been found guilty of sexual misconduct. One of these cases was adjudicated in September 2006, while I was attending the school as an undergrad, and—though I didn't know it at the time—in class with the woman (who we'll call Kelly in this interview) who'd spent 10… » 11/24/14 1:50pm 11/24/14 1:50pm

Virginia Governor Calls for Investigation Into UVA Gang Rape Frat

Two days ago, Rolling Stone published a bombshell article about an alleged gang rape at UVA's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012, and the labyrinthine headache that greeted the woman who tried to seek justice. Now, the Governor of Virginia is calling on the University to thoroughly investigate the fraternity. » 11/21/14 12:10pm 11/21/14 12:10pm

Johns Hopkins Pays Lip Service to Campus Rape, Frats Throw a Tantrum

Two weeks ago, during a party at Johns Hopkins University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a bathroom by two men. University administrators responded by sending out a letter temporarily suspending all social events held by fraternities and sororities. Now, hundreds of copies of a… » 11/11/14 11:10am 11/11/14 11:10am

Frat Alumni President Blames 'Drunk Female Guests' For Ruining Fun

If you blinked at all, even for a second yesterday, you may have missed a doozy of a story that Forbes ran and very quickly deleted. Which is a shame, since the headline was "Drunk Female Guests Are the Gravest Threat to Fraternities," and the only thing more hilariously evil than much of the piece that followed was… » 9/24/14 10:20am 9/24/14 10:20am

UofA Student Posts Snapchat Bragging Her Sorority 'Got NO Niggas!!!!!'…

As new members of University of Alabama's sororities celebrated their newfound adoption into their sisterhoods this weekend, one member of the Chi Omega sorority chose to express her excitement through a Snapchat of her smiling face and the faces of two friends, subtitled with the brag "Chi O got NO niggas!!!!! [Emoji… » 8/18/14 5:30pm 8/18/14 5:30pm

University of Alabama Sorority Felt Blacks Were 'Bad for Our Status'

University of Alabama has become a beacon for outdated, racist sororities and their resistance to change. In the shadow of President Barack Obama’s second term as the first black leader of the free world, UA students are still divided over whether blacks and whites can share the same Greek letters. What year is this? » 8/07/14 3:40pm 8/07/14 3:40pm

The Story Behind American University's Rapey, Violent 'Secret' Frat

On April 7th, an American University undergrad named Alex Louden was assaulted while walking near campus. His assailants allegedly first ran him down with a car, and then beat him while yelling anti-gay slurs until Loudon began to fall unconscious. He was hospitalized with a severe concussion and a spinal strain. Two… » 4/25/14 12:00pm 4/25/14 12:00pm

Read the Rapey Emails of American University's 'Secret Fraternity'

"Get the bitches in the right state of intoxication so the plows will be raining all over the place," read one of the fraternity-wide emails. "She had a friend who got raped in our house?" read another. "I would like to meet this lying cunt and show her how African men tread their women." In an unrelated email chain,… » 4/21/14 6:00pm 4/21/14 6:00pm