Cal State Northridge Puts All Greek Life Pledging Activities On Hold

The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Cal State Northridge is under investigation after a pledge came forward and reported on a hazing activity. Luckily, nobody was injured in the incident, but as a result, all fraternities and sororities on campus have been banned from any type of pledging or recruitment activities for… » 10/27/14 2:50pm Monday 2:50pm

Fraternities Announce Plan to Train Members to Help Stop Assault

For many people, the word "frat" conjures to mind several horrible images: racist theme parties, hellish bodily fluid-themed hazing activities, rapey events and emails that blatantly encourage sexual predation, etc. Eight college fraternities are hoping to change that: on Tuesday, they announced new training to combat… » 9/23/14 2:10pm 9/23/14 2:10pm

Miss America Was Kicked Out of Her Sorority for Abusive Hazing

On paper, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev reads like a forward-thinking person's dream of what a beauty queen could be. She's a trilingual honors student who's publicly passionate about women's health and down to clown with Jimmy Kimmel; she's got a squeaky-clean image and a squeaky-clean resume. But it's missing one… » 9/22/14 1:30pm 9/22/14 1:30pm

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… » 3/07/14 6:15pm 3/07/14 6:15pm

What Happened When Two Christian Sorority Sisters Fell in Love

A pair of sorority sisters, after much time spent in close company, realized their feelings were more romantic than friendly. It sounds like the premise for a cute indie comedy. But as it played out within the Berkeley chapter of Christian Alpha Delta Chi, it morphed into a draining emotional trial. » 3/06/14 3:30pm 3/06/14 3:30pm

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Story About Frat Life

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,… » 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

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 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… » 9/12/13 2:00pm 9/12/13 2:00pm