Latest College sororities News

13 Dartmouth organizations face hazing allegations

Oct. 12, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A spike in reports of hazing at Dartmouth College prompted the Ivy League school to hire an external investigator to look at over a dozen organizations including fraternities and sororities. College officials told The Dartmouth student newspaper the investigation was sparked by an...

University of Iowa suspends 9 fraternities, citing alcohol

Oct. 11, 2018 10:47 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Nine University of Iowa fraternities have been suspended for violating a moratorium on alcohol at fraternity and sorority parties, university officials said. Pi Kappa Alpha; Beta Theta Pi; Pi Kappi Phi; Acacia; Sigma Pi; Phi Delta Theta; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; and...

Parents, Frat leaders launch national anti-hazing effort

Sep. 10, 2018 7:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Piazza and Marquise Braham told their parents they just wanted to make some new friends by joining fraternities while away at college. Neither got much of a chance: They died before their 20th birthdays, after brutal fraternity hazing rituals. Now their parents are launching a...

New Jersey college suspends all fraternities, sororities

Sep. 6, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey university has indefinitely suspended all of it fraternities and sororities for what school officials say was an inadequate response to some "serious conduct violations." The Asbury Park Press reports that all non-educational activities sponsored by Monmouth...

Delta Sigma Theta pays tribute to soror, the Queen of Soul

Aug. 29, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — What began as a thin line swelled into a sea of sisterhood as hundreds of members of Delta Sigma Theta streamed into the rotunda of the Charles H. Wright Museum on Tuesday to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, a member of the sorority. The moving ceremony, known as the Omega Omega Service,...

The Latest: Sorority hosts packed tribute to Aretha Franklin

Aug. 28, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the first day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin at a storied Detroit museum (all times local): 10:45 p.m. In a final act of sisterhood, hundreds of members of Delta Sigma Theta have paid tribute to their soror, Aretha Franklin on Tuesday night. The sorority's traditional...

Murray State lifts suspension of Greek life, updates policy

Aug. 28, 2018 2:01 AM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A public university in Kentucky has lifted a suspension on fraternity and sorority social activities on campus. The Murray Ledger & Times reports that Murray State University's decision came Friday after a committee charged with evaluating the Greek social events policy at Murray...