This weekend, University of Virginia fraternity men will be celebrating one of the biggest party events of the year: Bid Night, when new members are welcomed into fraternities. 891 more words
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In Wake of Rape Conviction of Two Vanderbilt Football players, Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol on Campus
While many religiously-affiliated US universities ban alcohol on campus, Dartmouth College’s recently announced ban of hard alcohol on campus puts it in a minority. Richard Perez-Pena’s article in the New York Times (“Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct In its Ban On Hard Liquor,” 1/29/15) describes this new policy, along with the administration’s consideration of the closure of certain notorious fraternities as well as changes in residential policy which will allows for closer clusters of students for both counseling and oversight. 129 more words
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WJZ) — Sixteen sororities at the University of Virginia are told to stay away from big fraternity parties.
As Linh Bui reports, Greek life is still reeling after a discredited article about an alleged gang rape. 353 more words
The recent uproar over sexual assaults on college campuses and their improper handling has frequently made national headlines as of late. While this is awful to learn about, the fact that it has come under national attention, and should have been much longer ago, has also catapulted Greek life to the forefront of the issue. 622 more words