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Sisters by blood or letters?

Xpress Mag Staff

December 19, 2014

Written by Farnoush Amiri & Olympia Zampathas More than sixteen thousand undergraduate women are involved in sorority hazing annually, but when asked, it is obvious that there is more percolating behind Greek letters than the thoughts of sisterhood and bonding; hazing is like the taboo topic of the college world, and ...

The Numbers Behind the Greek Letters

Farnoush Amiri

December 18, 2014

The following infographic shows the numbers and percentages that create the prominent issue of sorority hazing in the United States. Currently, there are 325,000 undergraduate females that are participating in sororities and of those girls there is almost half that are witnessing and experiencing multiple...

Hazing Tragedy Shakes Bay Area Greek Life

Lissette Vargas

September 16, 2014

Along Malcolm X Plaza, fraternities and sororities set up booths to advertise Fall “rush,” where prospective students participate in a recruitment period in hopes of gaining an invitation to the Greek organization of their choice. Justin Lovell, 22, historian of SF State’s Pi Kappa Phi cha...

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