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

Hannah Berkman | Posted 09.18.2014 | 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.

A Brown University Sorority Sister's Message to Alabama Kappa Deltas: Time to Move to the 21st Century

Jocelyn Caster | Posted 09.02.2014 | College
Jocelyn Caster

Sororities and fraternities must stop being institutions used to insulate people from other types, thus perpetuating racism and other forms of intolerance. The college experience should be one that expands the worlds of young men and women, not restricts them.

Attention, Freshmen: Here's What to Expect

Lori Janjigian | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

Don't be scared. You will struggle and you might even fail a course or two. You might even break down and cry a few times. But if you work hard and stop second-guessing your every decision, you will get through it all and succeed.

To DC, With Love

Mackenzie Long | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Mackenzie Long

How can the place we live be comparable to say a boyfriend or a girlfriend? How can the streets we walk, the people we see, and the corner establishments we frequent be so impactful on our happiness?

NSFW: Sorority Girl's Horrific Farewell Letter Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.23.2014 | College

There are senior farewells that leave you inspired and hopeful about the future, and then there's this. On Tuesday morning, someone contacted the ...

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 ...

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

Why Joining a Sorority Was Not for Me

Francina Morel | Posted 03.19.2014 | College
Francina Morel

Obviously, there's a big question looming: What do I know? I've never even been in a sorority, so how could I possibly understand what really goes on? My answer to that is: I don't know.

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.

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.

I Almost Joined A Queer Sorority

Vice | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

There’s a long pathway leading up to the main buildings on UCLA’s campus where students crowd around passing out flyers about acappella groups, da...

PHOTO: This Is What A Sorority House Refrigerator Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.08.2013 | College

We've heard of Greek yogurt, but this is ridiculous. The photo below, posted to Reddit by user DubSak, allegedly shows the contents of a sorority hous...

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...

Sororities in South Stop Segregation

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 11.29.2013 | College
The Miami Hurricane

While a person's physical appearance does not equate to his or her personal beliefs or upbringing, girls know that they are joining organizations where first impressions matter.

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.

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.

WATCH: This Woman's Book Club Better Shape Up

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 05.10.2013 | Books

If you thought the Delta Gamma sorority's University of Maryland chapter members got it bad, just be glad you're not a member of Becky's book club. An...

No Punishment For Sorority For 'Chola' Photos

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

California State University-San Marcos will not punish members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority on campus after offensive photos taken during a spring ...

WATCH: Michael Shannon Reads NSFW Insane Sorority Rant

Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy

When University of Maryland student Rebecca Martinson's insane email to her Delta Gamma sorority sisters leaked on the Internet, her expletive-ridden ...

What Obama COULD Have Said To Gun Control Opponents

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell & Ross Luippold | Posted 04.21.2013 | Comedy

Earlier today an email leaked from a University of Maryland student and, due to its expletive-filled, fiery rhetoric worthy of David Mamet, it almost ...

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.

When Two Sorority Sisters Tie The Knot

nymag.com | Posted 12.20.2012 | Weddings

Laura Leigh Semon had never considered sex with a woman — let alone a romantic relationship — when she met Samantha Goettlich, her "little siste...

Study: Greek Life Has A Political Preference

iowacity.patch.com | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

Colleges are often perceived as leaning left, but research by social scientists at the University of Iowa suggests the reality is more nuanced and tha...

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.