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

Sorority Report #5: Crime, Punishment, and How to Get 'Blacklisted'

Welcome to Sorority Report, a feature in which we celebrate the best and battiest of Rush Week emails from sororities. Part 1 extolled the virtues of Spanx. Part 2 sang the praises of Vaseline and warned sternly against "natural looks." Part 3 lectured against allowing "randos" to wear Greek shirts in the general… » 1/23/15 5:10pm 1/23/15 5:10pm

Sorority Report #4: Sister-Approved Shades of Turquoise You Can Wear

Welcome to Sorority Report, a feature in which we celebrate the best and battiest of Rush Week emails from sororities. Part 1 extolled the virtues of Spanx. Part 2 sang the praises of Vaseline and warned sternly against "natural looks." Part 3 lectured against allowing "randos" to wear Greek shirts in the general… » 1/22/15 3:30pm 1/22/15 3:30pm

Sorority Report #2: Slather Yourself With Vaseline, 'No Natural Looks'

It's Time for Sorority Women to Have Their Own Damn Parties and Booze

In the midst of our ongoing and incredibly frustrating campus rape discussion, one odd fact keeps disappearing and reemerging from the conversation: sororities are formally prohibited from serving alcohol at official Greek events, while fraternities, um, serve quite a lot of it. Would allowing sororities to serve… » 1/20/15 10:50am 1/20/15 10:50am

Send Us Your Other Batshit Rush Week Emails

Have you received a particularly ridiculous email from a sorority pertaining to Rush Week? Know someone who has? Something like this, perhaps? Send it to Jezebel here. Anonymity guaranteed. » 1/16/15 1:00pm 1/16/15 1:00pm

Batshit Sorority Pledge Email 'Cannot Stress How Important Spanx Are'

It's Rush Week at many colleges and universities, a special, meaningful time for bonding, sisterhood, meeting some new best friends and IF YOU DO NOT APPLY MAKEUP I WILL DO IT FOR YOU. I don't care if you're late for class. I will stop you. » 1/16/15 9:30am 1/16/15 9:30am

Sorority Girls Try to Quash Hazing Story and Make It Way Worse

You know how it's really hard to let people say terrible horrible no good things about you but sometimes it's better to just be quiet than say anything because saying things can be worse? Yeah, members of the Rho Theta chapter of Phi Mu at Elmhurst College didn't get that memo: they decided to try and take care of a… » 10/10/14 2:30pm 10/10/14 2:30pm

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

Miss America Admits To Hazing, But Not, Like, Super Bad Hazing

Yesterday, we reported that 2015 Miss America Kira Kazantsev was kicked out of her sorority for abusively hazing pledges. Today, Good Morning America, the marquee morning show on ABC (the network that airs the Miss America pageant), had Kazantsev on to clarify what happened. » 9/23/14 11:10am 9/23/14 11:10am

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

Cal State Sorority Celebrates Taco Tuesday with Gangster Costumes

God, sorority news is so racist these days, amirite? Every where you turn it’s ‘We don’t allow blacks’ or ‘Taco Tuesday doesn’t mean eat delicious food, it means dressing up like ethnic stereotypes!’ Ugh. » 9/16/14 11:50am 9/16/14 11:50am

College Finally Bans Wild 'Rape Factory' Fraternity

Wesleyan University has finally put its foot down on Beta House, the "unrecognized" fraternity that bore the unfortunate nickname "rape factory." Operative word here: finally. » 9/11/14 2:20pm 9/11/14 2:20pm

Sorority Girls Allegedly Shitting All Over Mississippi State's Campus

End of summer got you down in the dumps? You're not alone. In fact, nowhere in America is it shittier right now than it is on Mississippi State's campus, where a roving band of feral female undergraduates are allegedly shitting all over the place in an attempt to impress their desired sorority with their prolific… » 9/08/14 1:30pm 9/08/14 1:30pm

Woman Falls Three Stories at MIT Frat Party

A woman fell from a third story window during a frat party at MIT on Sunday and now the school is banning large fraternity and sorority parties — again. » 9/04/14 11:30am 9/04/14 11:30am

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

Amherst Bans Every Last Fraternity and Sorority

On Tuesday, the Amherst College Board of Trustees announced that the school would be banning off-campus fraternities and sororities starting this summer, citing concerns about sexual assault. Students who break this rule will be subject to suspension or expulsion. » 5/07/14 11:00am 5/07/14 11:00am

Sorority 'Dick Sucking Queen' Writes Truly Unhinged Graduation Letter

Sorority life teaches young ladies many important lessons throughout their college tenures: sisterhood, service, and, if this graduation from one nutty sorority girl is to be believed, dick sucking. » 4/23/14 11:00am 4/23/14 11:00am