Infamous 'Rapebait' Frat Disbanded for Being Entirely Too Rapey

Georgia Tech has disbanded its Phi Kappa Tau fraternity after an investigation showed — shockingly! — that the fraternity best known for circulating an email from its leadership calling women "rapebait" was, in fact, incredibly rapey. » 4/04/14 1:20pm 4/04/14 1:20pm

In 'Historic' Move, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Gets Rid of Pledging

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has a long and storied history of shitty antics at many of its chapters nationwide. This year, however, they've faced heightened scrutiny, which ultimately led to them being labeled the "deadliest" fraternity by Bloomberg News. The bad press apparently escalated so much that SAE decided … » 3/07/14 6:15pm 3/07/14 6:15pm

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Story About Frat Life

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Atlantic contributor Caitlin Flanagan has a long history of turning out short-sighted treatises on hookup culture and the sexualization of young woman and blah blah blah. But her latest piece for the magazine, a 14,000 word behemoth, manages to take on a different culture – frat culture – while insulting and ignoring… » 2/20/14 2:50pm 2/20/14 2:50pm

Dartmouth Sorority Leaders Threaten Boycott, Prompt Rush Overhaul

An email sent last week to the Dartmouth College listserve for campus-wide events reveals that five high level members of the school's Panhellenic Council intended to boycott this season's sorority rush because of "clear flaws" in the Greek recruitment process that "stratifies the Dartmouth community along race, class,… » 1/13/14 11:35am 1/13/14 11:35am

Let's All Take Fashion Advice From This Awesomely Ridiculous Frat Boy

It's a time honored tradition for frat boys to lazily dress themselves in polo shirts (collar popped), shower shoes and puka shell necklaces, but now a fashion-forward member of an Emory University fraternity has come along to ruin everything by teaching his fellow frat brothers how to clean up their sartorial acts.… » 11/13/13 5:00pm 11/13/13 5:00pm

Bro Loses One Of His Balls During Fraternity Hazing

If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it? How about if everyone were letting the cool older fraternity brothers snap you in the balls with towels? For one hopeful member of Wilmington College's Gamma Phi Gamma chapter, the kind of peer pressure his mom probably warned him about resulted in him being down one… » 11/07/13 3:20pm 11/07/13 3:20pm

Deranged Sorority Girl Rebecca Martinson Is Writing a Novel, Thank God

Remember Deranged Sorority Girl, that lively bard of the Internet age who gained fame and widespread acclaim for her way with anatomical rhymes such as "cunt punt"? Of course you do. She is now writing a book. Of course she is. » 10/25/13 12:00pm 10/25/13 12:00pm

Frat Bro Issues a Damn Good Apology for Rapey 'Rapebait' Email

Last week, a gross, rapey email sent to the entirety Georgia Tech's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity by the house's social chair went viral. Rightfully so; it was a rapey, misogynistic piece of trash that referred to getting women as "luring rapebait." Now, the author of the infamous letter has offered an apology— and a damn… » 10/10/13 4:10pm 10/10/13 4:10pm

College Bro Sends Insane 'Luring Your Rapebait' Guide to Entire Frat

Is there anything that stupid assholes love more than unfunny rape jokes? The latest installment in the saga of the neverending love affair between awful men and the women who don't want to have sex with them comes from one of the Phi Kappa Tau brothers at Georgia Tech, and it's a doozy. Called "Luring Your Rapebait,"… » 10/07/13 3:40pm 10/07/13 3:40pm

University of Alabama: 11 of 72 Sorority Bids Went to Black Students

In the wake of an official video remonstrating and forced bid reopening from University President Judy Bonner and a heavy dose of public outrage, the University of Alabama’s Panhellenic sorority system is less racially segregated than it was at the beginning of the school year. » 9/21/13 12:00pm 9/21/13 12:00pm

University of Alabama Says It 'Will Not Tolerate' Sorority Racism

After news broke last week that multiple sororities at the University of Alabama had refused women from joining their sororities because they were black, public outcry rose so quickly that a response from the usually-mute University officials seemed inevitable. On Tuesday, University President Judy Bonner released a… » 9/17/13 7:15pm 9/17/13 7:15pm

Tell Us About Your School's Racist Sororities and Fraternities

An article that took a hard look at the racism that is seems to be an intrinsic part of sorority life at the University of Alabama blew up this week. The Crimson White, UA's student newspaper, reported that two black women were rejected from four traditionally white sororities this rush season because of pressures from … » 9/12/13 2:00pm 9/12/13 2:00pm

University of Alabama Sororities Still Won't Rush Black Women

In a fantastic and depressing exposé, the Crimson White reports that at least four traditionally white sororities at the University of Alabama had their alumnae blatantly block two black women from pledging this year, women that current sorority members had already targeted as prime candidates who they wanted to offer… » 9/11/13 3:30pm 9/11/13 3:30pm

'FratPAC' Lobbies Against Anti-Hazing Bill, Because of Course It Does

In this age of special interest groups and untrustworthy politicians, how can we be really sure that the most vulnerable groups are being protected by the government? Who is advocating for the little guy? How can we be certain that everyone's rights are truly being protected? Specifically: who's looking out for all… » 7/24/13 7:00pm 7/24/13 7:00pm

Naked Sweethearts & Mud Crawls: A Small College's Big Hazing Problem

Anonymous posters on Greek Life forums have long swapped rumors about the horrific hazing at Young Harris College, a tiny private college up in Appalachia run by former Georgia Secretary of State and failed gubernatorial candidate Cathy Cox. Now, a potent new lawsuit alleges that YHC administrators turned a blind eye — … » 4/30/13 11:52am 4/30/13 11:52am

Washington University Frat Suspended After Pledge Scavenger Hunt Gets…

Washington University in St. Louis has suspended all Sigma Alpha Epsilon activities after its pledges ridiculed a group of black students as part of a scavenger hunt, because nothing establishes brotherhood more solidly than holding an impromptu slam poetry-style reading of Dr. Dre's "Bitches Ain't Shit" in front of a… » 2/28/13 3:50pm 2/28/13 3:50pm