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Cornell Fraternity Chapter on Probation after ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest

Cornell Fraternity Chapter on Probation after ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A Cornell fraternity was put on probation after an offensive ritual was leaked. Here's what NYU's Greek community feels about the news.

NYU Fraternities FIJI and PIKE Placed on Inactive Status for Hazing

NYU Fraternities FIJI and PIKE Placed on Inactive Status for Hazing

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Two NYU fraternities are under investigation for allegations of hazing. Each was recently recognized as inactive by NYU for failure to act in good standing.

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

olicies must be implemented by the universities to protect minority students by preventing, and punishing, perpetrators of racist violence and discrimination.

Revaluation of Frats is Needed

Revaluation of Frats is Needed

By Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a university community and as a country, we all need to be willing to engage in a constructive discussion on how to regulate frats without denigrating their existence.

Fraternities Must Be Held Accountable

Fraternities Must Be Held Accountable

By WSN Editorial Board

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Racist incidents are too common in college campuses — including here at NYU — and it is time administrators be more active in its awareness and consequential elimination.

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.

Lambda Chi Alpha Cancels Rush Due to Policy Violation

Lambda Chi Alpha Cancels Rush Due to Policy Violation

By Miranda Bernice Levingston, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha has canceled all 'rush' programming due to an ongoing investigation for alleged violations of the university's alcohol policies.

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

After 12 hours of dancing, NYU students raised over $300,000 for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

[VIDEO] Op-Ed Live: Fraternity Culture

By Sam Bearzi and Daniel Cole

December 5, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion

UPDATE Dec. 12 Editor's Note: This discussion occurred before there were any revelations of mistakes in the Rolling Stone article "A Rape on Campus." Opinion Editor Christina Coleburn and Deputy Sports Editor Tony Chau discuss fraternity culture and its correlation to sexual assault. The video is...

Fraternity culture must improve

Fraternity culture must improve

By Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

December 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Fraternities need to change their culture, or should be banned.

App connects Greek life members

App connects Greek life members

By Amanda Morris, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under Features

The networking app, Dentity, provides fraternities and sororities with an easier way to exchange information.

Sexism evident in party admission prices

Sexism evident in party admission prices

By Sharika Dahr, Contributing Columnist

October 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

"Girls get in free" club and fraternity party promotions are a form of gender discrimination.

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