Harvard has reversed it’s policy, fearing courts would consider it discriminatory. Unfortunately, its women’s clubs have already suffered at a disproportionate rate.
I paid to hang out with 40-60 people in college. It was a wise, long-term investment. Those who scoff at the idea of “paying for friends” (joining a fraternity) don’t connect the dots. “Time is money,” so any time you … Continued
It’s been almost nine years since I started blogging about the structure and politics of Fraternity/Sorority Life. Many things have changed in the years since I launched “BondFraternal.org” in 2011. I think I am better at naming websites, for example. … Continued
Some of us consider our fraternity experience to be the defining moment of our time in college. We are lucky – lucky to have attended college – lucky to receive an invitation to a fraternity (sort of) – lucky to … Continued
The United States of America was my mother’s first true home. She grew up as an Assyrian, Christian woman in Iraq, a region in which her people had lived for thousands of years. Assyrians have been targeted throughout history, perhaps … Continued
It is fascinating how various quests for utopia can bring out the worst in people or groups. As many as 60 million people died in the Soviet Union’s experiment. The Chinese Cultural Revolution, in which dictator Mao Zedong endorsed violence … Continued