Harvard Faculty Move to Ban Frats and Sororities, Calling Their Effects 'Heartbreaking' 

Whatever goes on during hazing week (or punch week, or whatever)–followed by heavy underage drinking every other week–may be exiled from Harvard’s premises. This morning, a committee of Harvard faculty members recommended that, starting in 2018, the college forbids incoming students from joining “fraternities,…

Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Defrauding Her Sorority Kept $235,000 in a Shoebox 

A 40-year-old South Carolina attorney has been sentenced to six months in prison for defrauding her sorority sisters of money meant to furnish a new house. Jennifer Elizabeth Meehan was convicted in July of defrauding the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at the University of Alabama. Meehan testified that while she admittedly…

Report: Ole Miss Sororities Banned From Speaking About Sexist Derby Days Video, 1 Sister Kicked Out

According to a report from the University of Mississippi’s NewsWatch, many campus sororities responded to the backlash against Sigma Chi’s sexist Derby Days competition by instructing their members not to share the initial Facebook post about it, or publicly comment on the incident on social media or to the press.

Editor of Columbia Paper Resigns After Publishing 'Sensitive' Image of Sorority Sister Near Vodka

The editor of Bwog, one of Columbia University’s student-run newspapers, has resigned over a photo of a woman standing near alcohol bottles at the house of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Sorority houses aren’t usually allowed to have alcohol; the paper apologized for publishing the image “without considering the full…

An Interview with a Woman Who Abandoned the University of Alabama's Famed Political 'Machine'

Earlier this week, University of Alabama sophomore and member of the school student government Alex Smith wrote an op-ed for campus paper the Crimson White about her decision to stop working with “the Machine.” The college’s old boy’s club is also known as Theta Nu Epsilon, and it’s comprised of members of…

Welcome to Derby Days, the Most Spectacular Con in All of Frat Philanthropy

We recently received a tip about a couple of banners hanging on the Sigma Chi fraternity house on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. “We never stop at third base,” one says, over an all-American MLB banner showing a woman playing dick-baseball in heels. “KKΓ<3 SΣX,” says the other banner, which…