Posts Tagged ‘frats’

Fraternity Accused of Stealing 10,000 Student Newspapers to Cover Up Date Rape Story

As it turns out, I'm not the only one hoping that the widespread media coverage of date rape drugging will die down a bit. A fraternity on the University of Arizona campus has been accused of sabotaging 10,000 campus newspapers in order to cover up a small item in which a woman alleged having been [...]

Frat Boys at GW Rush to Undo Homophobic Stereotypes

Beta Testing: Brothers Zelenty, Belok, and Molldrem try something new.
According to fraternal historian ­Nicholas Syrett, America’s fraternity culture has thrived on a fear of homosexuality since the 1920’s. All-male fraternal organizations, Syrett writes, “compensate for what might be perceived by outsiders as either feminine or gay behavior by enacting a masculinity [of] aggressive heterosexuality.” In [...]

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