Fraternities

Let's Get Real About Hazing

You've heard about hazing, but what if you've been hazed and didn't even realize it? Here's our advice on how to say "no" to hazing.Continue reading

GLOs

Critics say fraternities are beyond hope. Mizzou is trying to prove them wrong

When the calls came in the middle of the night, Devin Tarantino braced himself for a crisis at a fraternity.<p><i>A police officer busted a party and is</i> …

GLOs

"Some Friendly Advice To New Law Students"

Excellent advice from Ken White (Popehat), an experienced and successful practicing lawyer; many thanks to him for allowing me to reprint it:<p>Across …

Fraternities

Harvard’s Last Sorority Disappears as Alpha Phi Buckles to College Pressure, Goes Co-Ed | News | The Harvard Crimson

Sorority members gather outside the Sheraton Commander on bid day Wednesday morning.<p>Photo: Amy Y. Li<p>The last sorority just disappeared from Harvard’s …

Sororities

THE REAL '2-BUCK CHUCK': The true story of Charles Shaw, a Napa wine pioneer who started the brand but never earned a penny from the Trader Joe's phenomenon

1/<p>Charles Shaw, 74, currently lives in a high-rise apartment building in Chicago, working nights on databases at the Chicago Board of Trade.<p>Arabella …

Wine

15 crazy-good books to read if you love Crazy Rich Asians

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Books

Obvious reasons why going Greek is the only way to go

So, the start of the semester means the start of recruitment for the Greek sororities and fraternities. Some of you may be wary of joining Greek …

UC Berkeley

Lawsuit claims LSU ignored alleged fraternity hazing before pledge's death last year

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last fall, a fraternity pledge's parent emailed Louisiana State University's Office of Greek Life and said they'd heard members of another pledge class had been forced to drink alcohol until each member had vomited, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the school.<p>"As a parent of a …

GLOs

SA Red Cross Air Mercy Services hailed for saving lives in KZN

Durban - The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Services (AMS) has been praised for their contribution to saving countless lives over the past two …

Health Care

Roswell Family Sues LSU Over Son's Alleged Hazing Death

The $25 million federal lawsuit filed by Roswell family also names an LSU fraternity, members in alleged hazing that led to son's death.<p>ATLANTA, GA — …

Crime

5 events worth checking out in Detroit this weekend

Looking for something to do this week? From Comic Con to a black music festival, here are a few top options to help you get out and about in the days …

Social Media Marketing

Mullen hopes to avoid 'massive swings' as Florida rebuilds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen spent his first few months on the job trying to sell the program.<p>First to recruits, then to boosters and students.<p>He used a helicopter to make a splash at high schools. He made headlines by promising a national title at a basketball game and then …

College Sports

Punishing Others Versus Holding to Our Values

August 15, 2018 by George Yancey<p>I had a much needed paternal break from the blog. But all good things must come to an end and once again it is time …

University of Iowa

18 Best Colleges For Jewish Life

What do you need for Jewish life to thrive on campus?<p>Start with having lots of Jewish students — the fact that you need a <i>minyan</i> of ten people to …

College & University

Students write ‘I Was Raped Here’ in campaign for sexual assault awareness

Two students who spray painted the words ‘I Was Raped Here’ in front of seven university-owned houses have been ordered to pay damages.<p>The two senior …

GLOs

Events

Aug. 18 and 19, 2018 Aug. 18: VIP Reception, 5:00 p.m. and Dinner, 6:00 p.m.; Aug. 19: Sunday Brunch, 11:00 a.m.<p>Reception and Program at Private …

Women of Color

28 Great Schools For Going Jewish Greek

There was a time when Jews were shut out from fraternities and sororities, those hallowed institutions that today can claim up to 9 million current …

College & University

Capital Foundations: A peek inside Edmonton's secretive Masonic hall

<i>The following story is part of Capital Foundations, an ongoing series exploring Edmonton's architectural history.</i><p><i>Listen in weekly on CBC Radio's</i> …

Edmonton

Religious Purge on University of Iowa's Campus Halted for Now

On August 13 the University of Iowa reinstated InterVarsity Graduate Christian Fellowship and other deregistered religious groups while Becket’s …

University of Iowa

2018 Wyndham Championship: Tee Times, TV Schedule, Streaming, Stats

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – It wasn’t just that Jacob Bergeron prevailed in an unprecedented 24-for-1 playoff Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur.<p>It was <i>how</i> he …

Golf

Illinois Football: 2019 College Football Playoff Champions

Here at The Champaign Room, we’ve been told a time or two that we are too negative, or too bleak with our outlook on Illinois athletics. And I agree. …

College Sports

Florida Atlantic University - Jewish College Guide – The Forward

#79, overall score 53.75/100<p>Fun Fact:<p>The Audobon Society has designated FAU as a burrowing owl sanctuary.<p><b>Why should Jewish students attend FAU?</b> In …

College & University

The rise of Sean Rad, who served as Tinder CEO twice and is now taking on Match Group and IAC in a $2 billion lawsuit

Tinder founder Sean Rad has had a tumultuous few years.<p>When Tinder launched in 2012, it was a near-instant success. The dating app made over a million matches in less than two months, became a sensation on college campuses, and gained recognition from tech's elite. Six years after launch, the …

Startups

New Anti-Hazing Law Increases Penalties For Risky Fraternity & Sorority Rituals

<i>A 2005 photo of the aftermath of an unrelated fraternity party (Andrew Ratto/ flickr)</i><p>On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed a new anti-hazing law that …

New York City

Father of Penn State Student Killed in Hazing Event Wants More 'Justice' After Frat Brother Sentenced

The father of a Pennsylvania State University fraternity pledge who died after a hazing event in 2017 spoke out for the first time since a former frat leader was sentenced to probation last week, saying he hoped people with a more central role in his son's death face "justice."<p>Jim Piazza, who son …

Crime

Incitement to Violence Is Not Limited to Trump

American Society<p>Incitement to Violence Is Not Limited to Trump<p>Mirror images of one another.<p>Noah Rothman / Aug. 13, 2018<p>A<p>On August 16, the <i>Boston Globe</i> …

Donald Trump

Boulder County History: Bergheims revived the Harbeck house

Violet Bergheim poses with the three Bergheim children in 1936. (<i>Carnegie Library for Local History</i>)<p><i>Note: This is part two of a two-part series on</i> …

Chamber of Commerce

64th Grand Consul Krach Endows Annual Leadership Training Workshop

One of the most significant and pioneering leadership training experiences in the Greek-letter fraternal world will receive a major transformation …

Leadership

'I've given up sex and found God again': Scottish soccer star on $260,000 Duke scholarship receives out of court payout from the university after it suspended him for two years over one-night stand's false rape claims

A football star who was falsely accused of raping a fellow student at a top US university has spoken out about the ordeal that left him …

Duke University

UA gets two new sorority houses

Two new sorority houses at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville further spotlight a growing community within the university.

Sororities