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AJC's Maureen Downey gets it wrong on campus Greek life

In Sunday’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution, columnist Maureen Downey discussed the situation involving fraternity sex assault, hazing, and binge drinking scandals plaguing some colleges across the nation.  538 more words

If You Don't Know! News & Politics Roundup: 4-Term D.C Mayor Marion Barry Dies At Age 78, University Of Virginia Suspending All Fraternities After Rape Claims, & MORE! (DETAILS)

Marion Barry, former 4-term Washington, D.C mayor, passed away this Sunday morning at the age of 78. Barry’s political career was overshadowed by his 1990 arrest, during which he was caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine. 259 more words

News

Advice to Young Women Applying to College

On news related internet sites, I keep reading about the subject of sexual assault and colleges. One subject keeps popping up, fraternities and how they foster certain attitudes about sex and women. 727 more words

Society

Gang Rape Allegation in Rolling Stone Article Prompts Suspension of All Fraternities at University of Virginia

The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student’s account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged attackers to accountability. 565 more words

Nation/World

Sexual Misconduct Hearings on College Campuses: The Victims and The Accused

Buzzfeed recently posted this article about accused men being unhappy with the judicial actions made during their trials by college officials. While I think this article has a lot of issues, I think that it is important to address that our current system for dealing with campus assault and rape is just not working. 1,019 more words

Sorority Life: Recruitment Week (Rush)

I’ve pretty much always known that when I went away to college, I would join a sorority. Since none of my family went Greek, my expectations and predictions pretty much came from what I saw in movies and in my friend’s pictures on Facebook. 891 more words

Advice

Wichita State University Poem

From Alma Mater: Vol. 1: The Midwest
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*Wichita State*

Wichita State University showcases the finest display of outdoor sculptures in the nation—fixing Dub-K’s large black slabs by the sunflowers of variation, 204 more words

Poetry