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What I Learned About Privilege By Joining A Frat

New York Magazine | Posted 10.23.2014 | College

“How many people in this freakin’ fraternity do you think are taking Black Feminism this semester?” If my mom’s question hadn’t been rhetori...

An Argument for All Fraternities to Go Through a Feminist Course

Erin Spencer | Posted 10.08.2014 | College
Erin Spencer

How many more sexually assaults must happen under roofs donned with Greek letters before we take notice? And when will fraternities learn that we can work to prevent these assaults instead of just apologizing for them afterwards?

Gay In Theory

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Gelwicks

Last spring, I invited a guy to my Indiana college fraternity's formal. I realized, though, that my fraternity brothers had never actually seen me with another guy. To them, I was "gay in theory." Would they be as accepting when they saw me dancing beard-to-beard with my date?

How 'Neighbors' Betrayed its Generation

Andrew Cristi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

In a film that was surprisingly relevant to the millennial conundrum of embracing adulthood vs. desperately clinging to youth, there was one major f...

Confessions of a Retired Frat Boy

James Harrell | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
James Harrell

Somehow, between the years of 2006-2010, my college produced the Benjamin Buttons of swag because all of my friends had gotten exponentially cooler with age. How the hell was I supposed to hang out with them? And, secondarily, why hasn't Facebook set up an engagement filter yet?

Samantha Lachman

Bros Before Foes: Fraternity And Sorority PAC Supports Its Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

It seems as though the nation’s largest political action committee for fraternities and sororities embraces the same principle college students use ...

Is There a Future for Greek Life?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 02.09.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Most Greeks are on the defensive on American college and university campuses. While some of this defensiveness is historic, inbred paranoia, arguably many college administrators propose policies to limit Greek life over the long term.

10 Mistakes You Shouldn't Make During Rush

BroBible | Posted 10.08.2013 | College

Rush is an unquestionably fun time. You’ve just come to campus—this bastion of booze, girls of questionable judgment, and free time. Now you have ...

Lemme In!

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.07.2013 | College

For many colleges and universities, the rush for sororities and fraternities has just ended, and people everywhere are joining in brother and sisterho...

Yale Crash Victim's Family Settles Lawsuit Against Fraternity

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | College

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The family of one of four Yale University students killed in a 2003 crash on Interstate 95 in Connecticut has settled a negligence ...

Can Greek Life Ease the Transition Into College?

Uloop | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Uloop

Greek life may not be for everyone, but for those who do choose to pledge in their college career can find their niche in college as soon as their first semester, easing the move to college.

Sincerity of Purpose

PJ Mintner | Posted 11.28.2012 | College
PJ Mintner

If a fraternity is not about mutual respect, then they are not a fraternity. If a chapter doesn't honor cognitive dissonance, they're just another student group on campus, and likely one of the student groups you shouldn't want to associate with.

Death At The Frat House (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.04.2012 | College

Philip Dhanens, a former high school prom king from Bakersfield, Calif., died last weekend after drinking at a Fresno State University fraternity pled...

Alleged Fireworks Battle Between Frats Leads To Pot Bust

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.21.2012 | College

Two fraternities from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, were allegedly engaging in a fireworks "battle" -- which involved shooting the fireworks off t...

Jason Cherkis

PHOTO: Paul Ryan Has Changed Little From His 1992 Frat Days

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan developed his political philosophy as an undergrad in the late '80s and early '90s at Miami University in Ohio. The New Y...

Being Queer, Going Greek

Brandon Thomas | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Brandon Thomas

A lot of hard work was put into bringing such an awesome organization on to MTSU's campus and there is still a lot of work to be done. But the hardest work of all has been convincing queer men to go Greek. Who can blame them?

New Friends, Lost Friends, Found Friends And Old Friends

Jim Higley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Jim Higley

Every once in a while, my kids have to sit through my lecture about friends. I give it when one of their friendships fizzles, a pal peters out or a BFF suddenly goes MIA.

Networking, Sorority Style: How Floating in College Helps You Network Now

The Levo League | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women
The Levo League

I was a member of a sorority in college, and sorority recruitment taught me all of the skills I needed to rock a networking event. Here are the top seven skills I learned in sorority recruitment and use in my career.

Accused Fraternity Men Put Other Greeks on Bad Pedestal

Michelle Rotuno-Johnson | Posted 02.20.2012 | College
Michelle Rotuno-Johnson

People are scouring the Internet for "Kappa Kappa Gamma secrets" and the "Sigma Chi handshake." Ritual, the basis of the fraternity and sorority system, is a secret to anyone outside the organization.

True Life: Walking In On A Crazy Fraternity Prank

The Huffington Post/College Magazine | Amanda Nachman | Posted 11.08.2011 | College

That’s what happened to me yesterday. I was peeling out of the University of Maryland’s parking lot when I saw a car completely wrapped in plastic...

To Survive, Fraternities Need to Stand for Something, Anything

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 12.05.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

A lot of fraternities seem to know that their freedom of association is protected by the First Amendment. What fraternities often do not know, however, is that there are several different kinds of freedom of association.

Fraternities: Disastrous for Free Speech on Campus?

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 12.05.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Make no mistake, the dilemmas posed by fraternity incidents have ramifications far beyond Greek life. The free speech controversies posed by fraternities -- and the responses to them -- often threaten the free speech rights of all students.

Fraternities Behaving Badly

Posted 08.21.2011 | College

At several colleges and universities, fraternities are an integral part of life on campus. However, these organizations, whose ostensible focus is ser...

Former Hartwick College Student Sues; Says He Was Beaten By Frat, Dressed As A Pimp

Posted 06.25.2011 | College

A former Hartwick College student is suing the school claiming he was the victim of fraternity hazing. During a ritual at the Alpha Delta Omega fra...

Who Investigates the Investigators?

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Carol Muske-Dukes

The goals of women's rights and the furthering of the Greek system -- fraternities on campus -- remain at odds.