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Yes Means Yes: Breaking Down Sexual Violence on UC Berkeley's Campus

Hannah Berkman | Posted 09.16.2014 | College
Hannah Berkman

The California state legislature unanimously passed a bill this month requiring universities to redefine their official definitions of consent as an "affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity." The bill's passing is an incredibly needed step in the right direction.

Should I Allow My Son to Join a Fraternity?

John McCormick | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

My teenage son has begun looking at colleges. Recently, while we were looking at admissions brochures over breakfast, he asked me how I'd feel if he joined a fraternity.

Nation's Largest Greek System In A Building Boom

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 11.09.2013 | College

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — New multimillion-dollar mansions with white columns, wide balconies and grand foyers line the streets at...

What Does a Change to the Greek System Mean for the Historic Black Sororities and Fraternities?

Rev. Gil Caldwell | Posted 11.29.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Gil Caldwell

The history, heritage and hope that is deeply embedded in black organizational and institutional life is lost when it is assumed that racial integration is a one-way street.

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.

Want to Build a Better World? Go Greek

Rob Asghar | Posted 10.04.2011 | College
Rob Asghar

The college Greek system may be one of the healthiest forms of community in our nation, and any student who refuses to consider entering the community may be doing himself or herself a disservice.

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.