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Sorority Life

6 Ways Being A Sorority Girl Prepared Me For Motherhood

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

How to look decent after a long night is probably the most valuable skill that I've acquired as a sorority girl. No brush? No shower? No problem. I can rock a messy bun and second-day mascara like a celebrity.

The Giving Side of Sororities

Ally Del Canal | Posted 04.13.2014 | College
Ally Del Canal

Being in a sorority does not teach you how to drink and do your hair, rather it allows you to practice giving day after day as you look out for the welfare of your sisters

The Truth About Sorority Date Parties

Uloop | Posted 03.04.2014 | College
Uloop

Why do date parties often result in disaster, you wonder? For you lucky ones who leave date parties with your heads held high and without a withering sense of self worth, I commend you. As for you other ill-fated souls, I am here to say I wholeheartedly feel your pain.

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.

Why I'm Glad I Was In A Sorority

Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.22.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

This was not an organization built around getting trashed or putting each other down or access to hot guys. It was about going places in the world and how to get there.

7 Things You Should Know About Sorority Recruitment

| Posted 03.28.2013 | Teen

By Ariana Romero Sorority Rush: the Harry Potter sorting hat of your college experience, only with much nicer outfits and choreographed singing and...

When Will Hazing End?

Chelsea Hirsch | Posted 02.19.2013 | College
Chelsea Hirsch

There's no need for hazing to continue. Despite popular belief, it is not a right of passage. I can proudly say that I was not hazed, and I don't feel like any less of a sister because of that. If anything, I feel better about being part of an organization where I am valued and respected.

The Real Pledge Prep

Chelsea Hirsch | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Chelsea Hirsch

Realistically, I'm probably not the only girl out of the 285,543 members of a Panhellenic organization who had no idea what a sorority was -- let alone what recruitment was or how to go about it.

'Should I Join A Sorority In College?'

tv | Posted 08.30.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart You've barely unpacked your bags, but college freshmen are already buzzing about the sororities on campus. Whether you're in the...

An Invitation to True Sisterhood

Kelly Valen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Kelly Valen

It's been more than twenty years since I graduated from college but some things, I'm told, haven't much changed, particularly when it comes to issues of humanity and how we treat one another in the day to day -- you know, the basics we all should have mastered in kindergarten.