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North Korea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks,

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea will hold their first formal talks for more than two years on Tuesday, brought together by sport to discuss how the North's athletes can attend next month's Winter Olympics in the South despite simmering fears of conflict.<p>Regardless of its narrow, primarily …

7 current college students explain the good, the bad, and the ugly truth about fraternities

The death garnered attention due to its highly documented, visual nature.<p>(Security footage provided a detailed account of events on the night of his death.)<p>In just the past few years, there have been other instances of hazing deaths at Baruch College, Fresno State, Northern Illinois University, and …

College & University

Charlottesville violence tests Trump's presidential mettle

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - For President Donald Trump, this was the week when the real world began to intrude upon his presidency.<p>The violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white nationalists and counter-protesters confronted Trump with perhaps the first true domestic crisis of his …

Best College Sororities in the U.S. - Biggest and Oldest Sororities to Join

Biggest: Chi Omega<p>The largest sorority in the National Panhellenic Conference (based on number of initiates), Chi Omega has more than 345,000 …

Maya Angelou

Iran Rejects Idea That Trump Could Scrap Nuke Deal

TEHRAN — Despite president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric that he would scrap the Iranian nuclear deal or renegotiate its terms, Iran won’t have it.<p>"The results of the U.S. election have no effect on the policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the …

South Asia

15 Sorority & Frat Members Describe Their F*cked Up Hazing Experiences

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the closed doors of frats and sororities? Everything. Anything and everything goes on behind the closed …

Film Industry

Can Trans Girls Be Sorority Girls?

There are 26 major national sororities in the U.S. Only three have formal, public policies stating they are inclusive of transgender women.<p>"I am the first transgender woman to rush sororities at the University of Michigan," Emily Kaufman captioned a selfie on Tumblr in September 2015, "and because …

Feminism

Sorority sisters accused of forcing pledges to eat mud then drenching them in rotten eggs

Seven University at Albany sorority members are accused of engaging in a sickening hazing ritual for their pledges.<p>According to the Albany Times …

Crime

UC Berkeley Frats and Sororities Ban Parties After Reports of Sexual Assault

The suspension applies to any event with alcohol present.<p>Fraternity and sorority leaders at the University of California, Berkeley, voluntarily banned parties after two women reported that they were sexually assaulted earlier this month during the same weekend off-campus at frat functions, the <i>Los</i> …

Fraternities and sororities at Berkeley voluntarily suspended Greek-life parties for this important reason

With the issue of sexual assault on college campuses not going away anytime soon, one group of university students decided to do something about it. …

The Black-Owned Subscription Box For Sororities You Need To Know About

One woman wanted to create something unique for sororities that reflected its values of empowerment and sisterhood, which is how the Founders and Pearls quarterly subscription box was born.<p>“Founders and Pearls is a sorority subscription box for women who really embody the essence of sorority life …

Washington State U. Fraternities, Sororities Ban Social Activities Over Alcohol

Two weeks after a student was found dead in a fraternity house bedroom, Washington State University's fraternities and sororities on Monday night voluntarily banned all Greek social events well into next year in an attempt to tackle widespread alcohol abuse and injuries.<p>In a four-page statement, …

College & University