Open Call: Your Deranged Emails From Sorority Sisters

The Greek system is full of many amusements — silly rush costumes, bizarre rituals, spirited binge drinking, the occasional racist party theme — but emails are particularly entertaining. They lift the veil on the internal doings of a purportedly special club, the existence of which thrives, in large part, on its… » 4/24/13 11:30am 4/24/13 11:30am

Sorority Rush Is the Most Important Unimportant Thing Ever

If you've subjected yourself to a Bed, Bath & Beyond lately, you're well aware that we are just weeks away from the annual rite of parents abandoning their young in poorly lit dorm rooms with little more than a loft bed and a couple of stackable crates. And this means some ladies are just weeks away from the Sisterhood… » 7/17/12 3:00pm 7/17/12 3:00pm

Would Drying Up Greek Houses Cut Down on Hazing?

The hazing horror story is fast becoming its very own genre of longform journalism, and like any genre, certain expectations need to be met. These chronicles feature insulated, secretive communities (you might even say cults) of young adults seeking some form of social validation and quite willing to subject either… » 4/15/12 5:35pm 4/15/12 5:35pm

Pledge Sues Sorority for Making Her Pee Her Pants

Another day, another scary hazing story: today, a former Zeta Phi Beta pledge at UC Berkeley accuses her ex-sisters of beating her, making her pee her pants, and lots of other horrible behavior. Her lawsuit also reveals why for some pledges, it can be so hard to simply leave. » 2/03/12 2:15pm 2/03/12 2:15pm

Puke-y Sorority Party Held At Underground Railroad Museum

Yesterday we heard about one Miami University sorority's feces-strewn formal. Now it appears another sorority held a similar "drunken pukefest" ... at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. And they chose this wildly inappropriate location for no apparent reason. » 5/13/10 2:20pm 5/13/10 2:20pm