sorority hazing

  • Greek Speak: What’s With All The Negativity?

    Greek Speak: What’s With All The Negativity?

    Hazing. It’s a touchy subject, and by “touchy” I mean one that we never want to touch on… or ever be a part of. I happen to come from a very anti-hazing chapter and university, both of which take ample precautions to eliminate hazing. Yet at colleges across the country, hazing still exists. And it exists in student groups and organizations that don't have Greek letters in their names.

  • Here’s a Sign Hazing Has Gone Too Far

    Here’s a Sign Hazing Has Gone Too Far

    No matter the size of the school or the type of environment, every student wants to find her place: lifelong friends, fun activities, and a sense of belonging in a brand new setting away from protective parents and high school stereotypes. But is such a prize worth the price?

  • Hazing Is More Serious Than You Think

    Hazing Is More Serious Than You Think

    Whether you’re a member of a sorority, sports team, or more unofficial group, think twice before you haze – it's way more serious than it seems at first glance. Some people see hazing as a rite of a passage, a tradition, or something that will make people stronger and more committed.

  • Rutgers Reminds Us: Why Do We Haze?

    Rutgers Reminds Us: Why Do We Haze?

    What is the meaning of a sorority exactly? As an outsider, a self proclaimed anti-sorostitute, I’ve never really understood the purpose. It’s a “special bond” they tell me. A “sisterhood” they say. Here is what I know: I have a sister, and I have never struck her with a paddle 201 times in one week.

  • Candy Dish: Everyone’s Talking About Audrina Partridge

    Candy Dish: Everyone’s Talking About Audrina Partridge

    Audrina Partridge hates Heidi Montags "music" too. • What did Chris Brown have to say this time? • This sorority took hazing a little too seriously. • Megan Fox has a powerful vagina. Or something. • Go ahead - wear white after Labor Day. • These are some misleading signs...