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Fraternity PAC Backs Legislation to Protect Students Accused of Rape

Arizona Republican Congressman Matt Salmon introduced a bill Wednesday designed to protect students accused of rape on campus, to change the way on-campus safety hearings are conducted, and to prevent Greek organizations from being forced to go co-ed. That same day, three former members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity… » 7/30/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

Hazed Student Sues Former Frat and Penn State Over Forced Pee Drinking

James Vivenzio, the pledge who revealed sexual harassment and drug deals at Penn State’s chapter of Kappa Delta Rho, filed a lawsuit against both his former fraternity and the university. Vivenzio’s whistle-blowing uncovered two secret Facebook pages filled with photographs of hazing, drug deals and unconscious… » 6/09/15 9:30am 6/09/15 9:30am

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

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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Frat Lobby Wants Congress to Block Schools From Investigating Rape  

The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee is a real thing that exists, and this April, they'll lobby Congress to make it harder for colleges to investigate rape and sexual assault. While most universities have indeed made an impressive mess of handling rape cases, the FratPAC doesn't exactly seem to be… » 3/25/15 12:20pm 3/25/15 12:20pm

North Carolina Frat Suspended for Notebook of Rape and Lynching Jokes

North Carolina State University's Pi Kappa Phi has been suspended by its national leadership after a waitress at a university near campus discovered a pledge book allegedly authored by the fraternity's members. The book was filled with jokes about rape, lynching, and racial slurs. According to local news station WRAL,… » 3/23/15 11:30am 3/23/15 11:30am

World's Dumbest Frat Facebooked Photos of Drug Deals, Unconscious Women 

The Penn State chapter of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity has been suspended and police are investigating after the school's interfraternity council discovered two "secret" Facebook pages filled with pictures of the members doing objectionable things: hazing, transacting drug deals, and photographing women who were… » 3/17/15 10:10am 3/17/15 10:10am

UVA Soy Sauce Frat Throws Cool Party Themed 'Bombs Over Baghdad' 

Zeta Psi is a very old, very rich, very prep-school fraternity at the University of Virginia that's known on campus as Zete and to the rest of the country as "that one frat, I forget where, somewhere in the South probably, that sent a pledge to the hospital for three days after making him wash down some dog food with … » 3/02/15 11:50am 3/02/15 11:50am

Yale Frat SAE Banned For Violating Sexual Misconduct Policy

The Yale chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has been banned from campus until 2016, reportedly for violating the school's sexual misconduct policies, then impeding a university investigation into the frat's actions. Nobody is saying just what the violation was, only that it involved a presentation that took… » 2/13/15 2:50pm 2/13/15 2:50pm

Dartmouth Will Ban Hard Liquor to Try to Curb Campus Sexual Assault

Dartmouth College, one of the many schools grappling with a publicity-unfriendly campus sexual assault problem, has unveiled a new plan to "address harmful behavior" by students. A cornerstone of that plan involves banning hard liquor from campus parties. The administration is also strongly suggesting that the… » 1/29/15 12:30pm 1/29/15 12:30pm

Six Michigan Frats and Sororities Suspended for Trashing Ski Lodges

Six fraternities and sororities at the University of Michigan have been suspended for absolutely trashing two ski resorts, damage that's estimated to exceed $50,000. There are still plenty of pictures of the wreckage on photo-sharing app Sneek, with some students arguing it's really no big deal. » 1/27/15 2:20pm 1/27/15 2:20pm

Duke University Fraternity Suspended After Rape Allegation 

The Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University has been suspended, following an allegation from a female student that she was raped at party held at their off-campus house earlier this month. The woman told Durham police she passed out after being given a hot chocolate, and awoke the next morning with no underwear,… » 1/21/15 4:10pm 1/21/15 4:10pm

Two Fraternities Accuse UVA of "Unfairly Punishing" Greeks 

In the wake of the controversial Rolling Stone article,the University of Virginia issued a new fraternity operating agreement (FOA). The agreement, written by student leaders, outlines new restrictions for serving alcohol, including the elimination of pre-mixed drinks and punches. According to NBC 29, the FOA also… » 1/15/15 11:55pm 1/15/15 11:55pm

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