On weekends here on East Campus, you will see a horde of frosh leave their dorms and begin the cold, hard journey to whatever fraternity is hosting an all-campus. I am often among them, wearing far too little in terms of clothing, muttering to myself, “It’s cold out, but I’m still dressing like a thotty ’cause a hoe never gets cold,” à la Cardi B.
The Office of Student Affairs plans to review SOE procedures — in particular, the evaluation based on comparisons to other fraternities — “to ensure that they are fair, equitable and clear.”
Stanford athletes and new members of campus Greek organizations were required to attend an educational event discussing hazing in CEMEX Auditorium on either Sunday or Monday.
“My advice to you is to start drinking heavily.” These are the wise words of John “Bluto” Blutarsky (John Belushi) from John Landis’s 1978 “Animal House.” In this throwback film, audiences follow the adventures of two incoming freshmen, Lawrence Kroger and Kent Dorfman, both of whom are seeking to join a fraternity at Faber College.…
In its 12th meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate discussed financial literacy, the Cardinal Commitment public service program and the Senate’s policy on funding Greek organizations. Senators also gave updates on campus-wide initiatives, such as the opening of the Abilities Hub on Thursday. Student body vice president Vicki Niu ‘18 said that the ASSU would be…
This Thursday, Stanford Athletics is hosting a “Greek Night” at the men’s basketball game. In an effort to encourage members of the Greek community to attend, they are offering prizes to the IFC, ISC and multicultural Greek organizations with the highest percentage of members at the event. The prize for the fraternity with the best…
In 2011, students from a fraternity at the University of Vermont circulated an email with the subject line “who do you want to rape list?” In 2010, Delta Kappa Epsilon members at Yale paraded around campus chanting what The Yale Daily News would later deem “an active call for sexual violence.”
Greek life has often found itself at the center of the sexual assault discussion nationwide. Although this issue is not isolated to Greek life, media and society often buy into a negative stigma of frequent sexual assault in the Greek community, often painting Greek life in a negative light.
This year, many Greek institutions at Stanford and their members are pushing back against this stigma. Madeleine Lippey ’18, philanthropy chair for Kappa Kappa Gamma, started a campaign called No More to help bring awareness to the issue and spur tangible action.
According to a statement released earlier today, the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) has now indefinitely lost its on-campus house — among other privileges — due to another investigation related to the fraternity’s compliance with its current alcohol and social suspension.