Posts tagged "sorority"

Why I’m Proud, And Sometimes Embarrassed, To Be A Sorority Girl

When I first went into college, I was adamant about not “going greek.” I will not buy my friends and I will not subject myself to the ridicule of being hazed, I thought. I knew some of my girlfriends would decide to join sororities and some would not, but regardless of who came and went,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 24, 2014

Sorority Sister Uses N-Word In Racist Snapchat, Gets Kicked Out

A member of the Chi Omega sorority at the University of Alabama has been dismissed from the sorority after she posted a Snapchat with two friends which was captioned “Chi O got NO n***as!!!!!” (According to WVTM Birmingham, two Black women joined the sorority during this rush period.) The University of Alabama has been

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2014

University Of Alabama Sororities Were Told Black Girls Are Bad For Status

Sigh. To anyone who thinks racism is over and we should all stop complaining about it, there are still states with segregated proms and segregated sororities. The fact of the matter is that at these sororities, like the ones at the University of Alabama, a lot of the girls who get in or pledge, White…

By: College Candy / August 9, 2014

Meet The “Dick Sucking Queen,” Our New Favorite Foul-Mouthed Sorority Girl

Did I make a terrible mistake not pledging a sorority — or at least attending a school with a Greek system — in college? The sorority girls I read about in the news seem so … fun! Or at the very least wildly entertaining to gawk at. I still haven’t gotten over the ridiculous trainwreck that wa…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 23, 2014

Man Wants To Be Chi Omega Sorority’s Foot Slave And Houseboy

A 30-year-old man sent in an email to University of Pittsburgh’s Chi Omega sorority asking to be their houseboy and foot slave. It’s always “been a dream” of this creeper and he wants to make it clear that there is absolutely “NOTHING SEXUAL.” Then why? Then what are you getting out of it? I have no idea…

By: College Candy / February 11, 2014

Dartmouth Sorority Leaders Boycott Rush Due To Racism, Classism And Queerphobia

Five leaders of the Darthmouth Panhellenic Council are boycotting rush week because they feel recruiting tactics used by sororities unfairly consider race, class, gender and sexual orientation. Those taking the stance the President of the Panhellenic council Eliana Piper, two vice presidents and two programming chairs, sent an email to the entire campus list-serve outlining their…

By: College Candy / January 16, 2014

Sorority Girls Gets Back At Boyfriend By Pooping On His Bed

A tipster wrote into Total Frat Move saying,”A Beta took a chick home last night then ditched her to apparently hook up with another girl. The original girl wasn’t too happy so she took a shit on his chair then wiped with his comforter. Read more on College Candy…

By: College Candy / January 15, 2014

“Deranged Sorority Girl” Rebecca Martinson Is Writing A Novel

Remember Rebecca Martinson, the University of Maryland sorority girl who sent her fellow Delta Gammas a lengthy screed that introduced the world to the term “cunt punt”? Of course you do! Things have worked out well for Rebecca, despite being mocked mercilessly by the internet and being given the boot by her sorority — she’…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2013

Amazing Sorority Girl Rebecca Martinson Pens Dating Column And It’s The Best

Rebecca Martinson, modern study in leaning in and sorority girl extraordinaire, has penned an advice column for BroBible called “A Guide To Getting A Guy To Text You The Morning After,” and surprise! It’s full of really solid advice! Rebecca’s like that friend we all have or definitely need — one who gives stringent, bracing…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 3, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Opens Elementary School In Haiti

Who says sororities are all about boozing and boys?

On June 15, Delta Theta Sorority Inc. will open an elementary school, the Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in the remote Haitian village of Chérette. Since Chérette is located about 96 miles from the Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, children there do not have access to a proper…

By: Mary Odell / June 7, 2013

Rebecca Martinson Resigns From Delta Gamma Following Sorority Scandal

And now we’ve reached the end: Disgraced Delta Gamma sis Rebecca Martinson has resigned from the University of Maryland chapter of her sorority, following a week of radio silence from Martinson and the chapter. Yup, the woman who has gifted us with the phrase “cunt punt” has left the building. In a public statement, Delta…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2013

Girl Talk: I Was In A Sorority & I’m Not A Psycho

My phone blips. Another email. Given that I’m stuck at an un-jaywalkable intersection in the East Village, I pause to open it. It’s another reply to my sorority sister’s chain email. The subject line from  35 emails ago simply reads: “Interesting.” I’m immediately engrossed, missing the walking man and chance to cross the street.

By: Sarah Gray / April 25, 2013

NSFW: Michael Shannon Reads Rebecca Martinson’s Delta Gamma Sorority Letter

Michael Shannon’s dramatic reading of University of Maryland sorority girl Rebecca Martinson‘s batshit insane letter to her Delta Gamma sisters may well be the scariest damned thing the internet has seen. I think a vein burst in Michael Shannon’s neck. Wear headphones if you listen to this at the office. There’s a lot of screaming. [Funny

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2013

Rebecca Martinson Isn’t Alone: 10 More Tales From The Sorority Hall of Shame

University of Maryland sorority girl Rebecca Martinson has gotten a lot of attention this past week for the rather aggressive email she sent out to her fellow Delta Gamma sisters. Martinson, who repeatedly referred to her sisters as “awkward,” “retarded” “faggots,” was fairly quickly outed as the letter sender, and has since deleted her subtly…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 22, 2013

12 Career Suggestions For Mean Girl Sorority Sister Rebecca Martinson

From now until the end of the internet, Rebecca Martinson will be known as the mean girl who wrote a rabid email to her University of Maryland Delta Gamma sisters berating them for being “weird,” “awkward,” “boring,” “stupid,” retarded,” “ass hat,” “faggots” who were unable to properly socialize with brother frat Sigma Nu. When Rebecca wasn’t…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 22, 2013

Alison Haislip Reads Rebecca Martinson’s Rabid Sorority Girl Email And It Is Perfect

Rebecca Martinson‘s now infamous email to her fellow sisters in the Delta Gamma chapter at the University of Maryland was pure deranged ridiculousness when read on paper. But read aloud? Whole. New. Level. Perfect bitchtastic delivery, Alison Haislip! [YouTube]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2013

Racist Sorority Photo Is Sad Reminder That Ignorance Is Everywhere

There’s really little use debating if the photo currently under fire from a Penn State Mexican-themed sorority party is offensive. It is, without a doubt. In a picture from the party, members of the Chi Omega sorority are seen dressed in ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches. That alone is questionable to some, but the signs they were holding were undeniably outrageous.

By: The Stir / December 6, 2012

Girl Talk: Why I’m Glad I’m Not In a Sorority

During our senior year of high school in Texas, my friends and I often sat around and discussed sororities: which were the more “elite” sororities to join and which geeky Greek group to avoid. I was usually quiet during these discussions of sorority bashing and blasting. A year later, just watching my friends navigate the…

By: Daley Quinn / July 24, 2012

Campus Confidential: Advice For Next Year’s College Freshman

There was a moment sometime during the weekend before finals week that I looked up from the copious U.N.-related documents assigned by my Intro to Human Rights professor that I had somehow failed to read during the semester and realized: “Holy shit my first year of college is basically over.”

I thought back…

By: Julie Zeilinger / May 17, 2012

Campus Confidential: A Feminist Rushes A Sorority

When I thought about what my college experience would be like as a high schooler, I never for a second even slightly entertained the faintest thought of joining a sorority. As a self-identified feminist, as someone who thought Chapstick was a full face of makeup, and as someone who had about as much interest i…

By: Julie Zeilinger / February 23, 2012
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