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Republicans Want Missouri Professor Melissa Click Fired

Should University of Missouri Assistant Professor Melissa Click lose her job for demanding “some muscle” against a student journalist at a campus protest? That’s what Republicans state lawmakers are advocating, while her fellow professors are insisting that she belongs in the classroom.<p>In letters …

In Missouri, Lawmakers Can Shut Out Reporters But Professors Can't

State legislators are upset that a professor tried to keep reporters from covering a protest. They also just passed a rule to ban reporters from the state Senate floor.<p>Missouri lawmakers believe reporters should be able to do their jobs -- unless they're trying to do them at the state Senate.<p>On …

Is there room for whites in the fight for black equality?

Do white people get what it means to be African-American?<p>This question surfaced during the civil rights movement a half-century ago and it has raised its head again in protests over the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.<p>You might be surprised to know that a fair number of black people, …

Philly high schooler gets lesson in hate after penning column on Missouri race friction

Philadelphia high school senior Michael Moroz knew he was courting controversy when he wrote about race in the school newspaper, but he never expected death threats from classmates and strangers.<p>Just before Christmas break, the 17-year-old wrote an opinion piece for the Central High school paper, …

Quentin Tarantino: 'It's about damn time' US discussed racist past

The film director Quentin Tarantino has said he considers the Confederate flag to be the American swastika, and that it’s “about damn time” people questioned its place in the American south.<p>His latest film, The Hateful Eight, is set a few years after the American civil war and puts the spotlight on …

Tarantino

Will this year's Academy Awards see a repeat of #OscarsSoWhite backlash?

As Motion Picture Academy members cast their ballots for Oscar nominations this week, the biggest issue for many voters isn't about who might be nominated but about the diversity of this year's acting class.<p>Their fear: The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite will be trending on social media again.<p>The academy …

The Oscars

10 Shocking Fraternity Hazing Scandals

Fraternities have become one of the most well-known aspects of college life in the United States. They have existed since the 19th century, and …

Students in nasty hazing may face dismissal

Photo from Facebook of PangPondSiamGear<p>Senior students of a private vocational college who were caught on camera forcing freshmen to undergo ugly and …

College & University

Ten Years Later, a Fraternity Hazing Death Still Takes Its Toll

Every fall, Daniel Dai gets together with several of his college friends for a potluck meal in California’s San Gabriel Valley, where the group catches up on their lives.<p>Some of the young men have become fathers, “so we’re surrounded by kids,” Dai, now 31 and running his family's award-winning …

Ask the Headhunter: Should I bother with job interviews that feel like hazing?

<i>Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the</i> …

SU frat brothers disciplined for hazing, but spared criminal record

Syracuse, NY -- Two pledge masters at a Syracuse University fraternity admitted today to hazing a victim outdoors last winter, causing frostbite that …

Preventing Hazing on Campus

Hazing—the act of being humiliated, degraded, abused, or endangered via alcohol consumption, humiliation, isolation, sleep deprivation, and sex acts …

Ravens Web Site Uncritically Runs Rookie Hazing Dinner Story

The rookies got saddled with quite the bill at team dinner: https://t.co/KEf8q6ZSGm pic.twitter.com/5MGLZbKZYJ<p>— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) December …

3 Tennessee high school basketball players charged with rape, assault in hazing incident

Three Tennessee high school basketball players have been charged with aggravated rape and assault in what was reported to be the hazing of a freshman teammate.<p>Gatlinburg Police said in a statement that the players from Ooltewah High School in Hamilton County were charged Monday in the incident, …

High-school basketball players charged with raping teammate

(THE CHATTANOOGAN) Three Ooltewah High School basketball team members have been charged with aggravated rape and assault in the hazing of a …

Hazing Still Common In Collegiate And Youth Sports

"80 percent of National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes say they have experienced some form of hazing..."<p>There is greater awareness of the dangers of hazing, but hazing itself is still common in U.S. youth and collegiate sports, and many involved may not recognize hazing actions when they …

University president predicts fraternities and sororities may self-destruct

"It's not my ambition to get rid of fraternities and sororities," Schlissel said following a speech to the Detroit Economic Club, according to the Detroit Free Press. "[But unless] the students moderate some of the risky behavior ... they may naturally wither and people may want to stop joining …

Frat brothers give big beaming smiles after beating man ‘within an inch of his life’

Share Email Comments<p>Five Ole Miss fraternity brothers were arrested Friday for assault, hazing and larceny in connection with the alleged beating of …

Senators Call Out Fraternities, Sororities For Backing Safe Campus Act

"For me, it almost felt personal because I was in a sorority."<p>Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) called out national fraternity and sorority groups for lobbying to support a bill that would limit college sexual assault investigations.<p>Taking aim at the North-American …

Southern Methodist University fraternities criticized for party asking guests to bring 'inner thug'

DALLAS—Southern Methodist University says it’s reviewing an incident in which two fraternities planned a “racially offensive” party. The “Ice Age” …

Fraternities

Current Issues in Fraternities and Sororities

What are the current challenges and issues in Fraternities and Sorority Life today? What strategies and good practice can advisors implement to deal …

The Greek System: Should College Students Join Fraternities or Sororities?

Since I began writing and speaking about higher education in preparation for my forthcoming book, <i>How to Succeed at College and Beyond: The Art of Learning</i>, I have been asked about my views of the Greek System. While fraternities and sororities are quite wonderful experiences for some, we need to …

How to End Hazing in Fraternities and Sororities

Some traditions die hard. Some do not die at all. Hazing has been a pervasive practice in fraternities and sororities on college campuses for generations. A 2008 study by the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention found that more than 73% of "Greeks" reported being hazed. The …

Two KU fraternities are on probation for hazing; university won't say why

Two Kansas University fraternities are on probation for hazing, and will remain that way until 2017. Delta Tau Delta, with a house located at 1111 W. …