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'Burning Sands' shines a harsh spotlight on fraternity hazing

Netflix’s new film Burning Sands is a fictionalized inside look into the fraternity pledge process at a historically black college. The film brings the lives and struggles of five pledges of the fictional fraternity, Lambda Phi, to the screen as they try to cross the “burning sands” of their last week of the pledge process while being hazed by initiated members of the fraternity. 884 more words


Is Burning Sands About Brotherhood?

The other night we watched Burning Sands. This movie chronicles Hell Week at a fictional black college. I am married to a Greek and his lips are sealed when it comes to his fraternity life. 474 more words

Current Events

The Charles Drew House

It is always thrilling when a single location on campus can pull together from the archival record multiple threads of Amherst’s history. In preparing for Professor Mary Hicks’s Black Studies class in research methods, we discovered the history of the Charles Drew House, a history which incorporated material from five different collections: the… 974 more words

College History

The Art of Relationships

For most people, success in life is measured by the job they hold, the money they make, and the possessions they acquire. We raise our children to aim for this trifecta, focusing on school and grades and constant “upward” movement. 634 more words

Health & Fitness

I'll Never Fall in Love Again

Ah, the weekend. Today I am going to run some errands–including taking the car for a car wash, it’s first ever–and then I am going to spend part of the day, at least, reading the page proofs for Wicked Frat Boy Ways, the latest (and possibly last) Todd Gregory erotic fraternity novel. 462 more words



it is said that the BATANGAS VARSITARIAN has composition and type of Batangas, our first rumble was held here in Batangas at the year 1969 13th of October against the combine strength of the ETA ZETA, ALPHA PHI OMEGA and the SIGMA LAMBDA EPSILON and it is the cause of death of our dear brother LUISITO BANAAG our senior of Calero. 1,122 more words

Rollins College temporarily suspends all six campus fraternities

Rollins College, located near Orlando in Winter Park, Fla., sent out a campus-wide email on Tuesday night suspending all of the university’s six fraternities “until further notice” due to “high risk behavior.” … 433 more words