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Sorority Hazing

The Good in the Greek System -- And Why It's Worth Saving

Jordan Jayson | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Jordan Jayson

I fear that Greek life could become obsolete in my lifetime. Excessive hazing is robbing students of an opportunity to make deep connections that last a lifetime.

The 'Messy, Controversial And Often Disruptive' World Of Greek Life

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.25.2014 | College

This week has been an especially explosive one in the world of college Greek life. Photos of a wildly inappropriate sign at a Texas Tech University fr...

Report: Miss America Was Kicked Out Of Her Sorority For Hazing

Jezebel | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

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 stu...

Sorority Allegedly Made Pledges Drink Rum In The Woods, Then Find Their Way Back

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 04.17.2014 | College

UCF has suspended its Chi Omega chapter over hazing allegations against three members of the sorority, who are accused of blindfolding two pledges and...

Northwestern's Disciplinary System Is Broken

The Daily Northwestern | Posted 12.09.2013 | College

Sean Lavery’s face was red with blood. His cheeks and forehead were bruised. A plastic tube ran through his battered nostrils. It was May 19, 2012, ...

Rewrite the Greek Tragedy

Jaime Zucker | Posted 11.27.2013 | College
Jaime Zucker

We come from sentimental organizations that take pride in upholding traditions and rituals. But this is not an excuse to enable the continuation of harmful practices.

Cosmo Article On Hazing Prompts Investigation

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.04.2013 | College

Union College is working with a national sorority to investigate hazing claims against a campus chapter after a graduate of the school wrote in Cosmop...

Why Cosmo's Sorority Article Is Seriously Problematic

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.23.2013 | Women

Ever since Joanna Coles took over at Cosmopolitan, we've noticed a slew of positive changes coming from the magazine: more articles about politics, a ...

Everybody's On Capitol Hill -- Even Frats!

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.25.2013 | College

Fraternities and sororities have their own lobbying group on Capitol Hill, fighting for tax breaks for frat houses and opposing an anti-hazing measure...

Sorority Hazing Suit Includes Bizarre Pearl Accusations

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

An odd sorority lawsuit out of Washington. The Washington City Paper reports that two Howard University students have sued Alpha Kappa Alpha, accu...

ANOTHER Hazing Incident At FAMU

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.22.2012 | College

Florida A&M University has placed the Kappa Psi Psi professional sorority on "inactive status," interim President Dr. Larry Robinson announced last we...

Hazing Confessions of a Dartmouth Alum

Ravital Segal | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Ravital Segal

There is much in the recent Rolling Stone hazing exposé that I find to be true. In particular, I am struck by the author's musing that a student might die one day as a result of hazing. His sentiment gave me pause. Because I was very nearly that death.

Boston Sorority Suspended After Alleged Hazing

Posted 03.22.2012 | College

Boston University officials have suspended a sorority at the center of an investigation for alleged hazing. On March 3, BU campus police found thre...

Is Your Child Safe at College?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

In 1845, professors and college presidents felt they were dealing with students whose behavior was beyond their control. Fast forward 150 years. Do administrators and parents have similar concerns today?

The Roman Spectacle of Charlie Sheen and the Gladiator Within Us

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Smaldino

As we watch uprisings in other parts of the world, we don't recognize that it takes popular participation to stop the bullying. Instead, we fix our own addictions by visiting the modern Coliseum of TV or Twitter to see who said what.

Rutgers Sorority Sisters Charged With Beating Pledges

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Rutgers University chapter of the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority was suspended by the school after six "sisters" were arrested for brutally hazing at le...