Cal Poly Suspends Historically White Fraternities & Sororities – A Unique, New Precedent For Community Suspensions.

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Roughly a dozen mostly public, land-grant institutions suspended some or all of their fraternity/sorority community over the past year due to incidents regarding hazing, sexual misconduct, and risky parties. Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo joins that list, but under … Continued

“Street Smarts” & Working In A Field You Didn’t Study | #KnowledgeIsPotential

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The saying is, “Knowledge is power,” but it should really be, “Knowledge is potential,” because what a leader does with what they have learned is far more relevant than the trivial knowledge that they’ve acquired. 

Fraternities & Gangs Have Plenty In Common – Regarding The Atlantic’s Article & The NIC’s Response

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I remember watching a television series detailing the rise and fall (or sustainability) of gangs throughout America. After learning more about gangs I came to a realization: “Gangs are fraternities.” A recent article in the Atlantic made a similar point, … Continued

Lifelong Commitment Vs. Lifelong Membership: Why Many Fraternities/Sororities Struggle To Keep Alumni Around

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Almost every alumnus will be called upon to give their time or to give financially to their fraternity or sorority – bound by an oath many made before they were able to drink (legally).

New Member Education: Creatively & Effectively Outgrow Hazing Without Banning Things

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The 8 week maximum placed on pledging a fraternity was put in place to curb hazing. In practice, however, chapters adjusted by continuing to haze “JI’s” (Just Initiated) through their first year. 

A Case For A Co-Ed North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC)

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The #HearHerHarvard campaign has garnered strong support from National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities and their partners.

Greek Life Is Recruiting For Manpower, Not Character Or Talent. Here’s Why:

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0.4% of applicants to open a Chick-Fil-A restaurant are accepted by the chain. More than 20,000 people apply annually, and the Chick-Fil-A headquarters selects just 75-80. That is a crazy level of selectivity, but it’s worth it.

Fraternity Big Brothers & Why They Should Lead New Member Orientation

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Reveal ceremonies, paddles, nicknames and pairings: Those are the things people most often search for when they type any combination of “fraternity” and “big brother” into a Google search. These relationships should be more than that.

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