Posts tagged "fraternities"

University Of Michigan Fraternity Causes $430,000 Worth Of Damage To Resort

This is why (fraternities) can't have nice things. Back in January, the destructo-frat Sigma Delta Tau, of the University of Michigan, caused immense damage to the Treetops Resort in Northern Michigan. Besides destroying 40 rooms at the resort they also destroyed the hallway and the ceiling as seen in the picture above. How do you…
By: Katrin Higher / March 1, 2015

#IStandWithHolly – And Anyone Chuck Johnson Has Doxxed And Harassed

Oh hey, Sentient Turd Chuck C. Johnson is at it again! “It” being, of course, harassing women and airing their personal business online. You may remember him from that time that he doxxed alleged UVA rape victim and Rolling Stone subject “Jackie” after threatening her for hours. It’s kind of worth noting that UVA’…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 20, 2015

Jian Ghomeshi Has Been Charged With Four Counts Of Sexual Assault

Jian Ghomeshi has been charged and arrested on four counts of sexual assault. [Huffington Post] Mike Brown’s parents have called Darren Wilson’s testimony “crazy.” [Daily Dot] Independent Black-owned businesses are supporting #BlackoutFriday, a campaign for Black Americans to not shop on Black Friday in order to exercise their economic power. [Afrobella]…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 26, 2014

Forbes’ Frat Douche Bill Frezza Says “The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” Are “Drunk Female Guests”

Fresh off the heels of a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee fielding accusations that they drugged female guests with roofies, someone at Forbes.com actually decided to publish a blog post arguing "Drunk Female Guests Are The Gravest Threat To Fraternities" (cached here). It's the kind of journalism moment that the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2014

Rutgers Student Dies After Passing Out At A Frat House “In Distress”

Caitlyn Kovacs, a 19-year-old sophomore at Rutgers University, died early Sunday after passing out at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. According to the New York Daily News, Kovacs' friends noticed she "appeared to be in distress" early that morning. She died at a nearby hospital less than half an hour later. Kovacs was majoring i…
By: Claire Hannum / September 22, 2014

TKE Frat Suspended At University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee As Police Investigate Date Rape Drug Party Claims

Frat boys from Tau Kappa Epsilon at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee have been accused of slipping date rape drugs to young women at an off-campus party on Friday night after several female and one male student became so utterly incapacitated that police had to be called. A UWM residence hall called the police three…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2014

How Rape, Accidents Persist At Frat Houses

Frat-house accidents and sexual assaults are getting so common they're impossible to ignore—but how did it get this bad, and why does it keep happening? In an extensive Atlantic piece, Caitlin Flanagan looks at the history of fraternities and their myriad ways of avoiding legal obligations for what goes on behind closed doors.
By: Newser / February 26, 2014

The Frat Behind A Baruch Freshman’s Hazing Death Has Been Banned

After a Baruch College student died in a totally messed up hazing ritual a few weeks ago, the school has taken action by placing a lifetime ban on the frat behind the incident, Pi Delta Psi. Chun "Michael" Deng, a 19-year-old freshman, died on December 8 after participating in an awful, dangerou…
By: Claire Hannum / December 20, 2013

A College Freshman Died This Weekend In An Awful Hazing Ritual And It’s Not Okay

Even among the awful hazing stories that seem to make headlines way too often, this one sticks out as particularly atrocious. Chun Hsien Deng, a 19-year-old Baruch College freshman, died of "major brain trauma" on Monday after partaking in a fraternity hazing ritual on a retreat in the Poconos. Deng was there with around…
By: Claire Hannum / December 12, 2013

A Gross, Disgusting Look Inside Fraternity Life

In the mid-'90s, Todd Phillips made a documentary about the secret life of frat houses for HBO. The cable channel opted never to air the special, but it was recently unearthed and thrown up on YouTube. As you might imagine, much of what Phillips and his doc team unearth is pretty appalling. Frat pledges are…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2012

Martha Stewart Makes Over A Frat House

We love Martha Stewart. We're gaga for her Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts, we want a made-to-order kitchen just like hers, we even support her less domestic pursuits like pole dancing and brownie-baking with Snoop Dogg. Her latest video really got a laugh out of us editors. Macy's sent Our Lady of Cleanliness to…
By: Stylelist Home / April 25, 2010

Why We Love Yale Sluts

After years of studying and not getting laid just so they could get into Yale, some Zeta Psi recruits have officially blown their chances of ever enjoying a woman’s touch. The freshmen frat wannabes posted a picture on Facebook of themselves in front of the Women’s Center on campus with a sign that read, “We…
By: Simcha / January 23, 2008