Digital History at Ursinus

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Dr. Margot Kelley Bursts My Bubble.jpg
An interview with faculty, Dr. Margot Kelley, that addresses rumor that she wants to sue Greek life for abuse of pledges. Dr. Kelley actually just criticized Greek life for promoting a lack of diversity on campus.

Roving Reporter sororities 1993.jpg
Student responses to whether or not there is a double standard with how sororities are treated by administration. These interviews were in response to faculty being allowed to visit sororities pledging activities due to a sorority being caught…

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Students pledging fraternities feel that professors look upon them negatively, because of the stigma attached to fraternities. The faculty complain that pledges fall asleep during classes frequently and are subjected to "degrading" behavior.…

Pledging Underway Once Again 1994.jpg
This news article reports on fraternity's Spring pledging and the number of new pledges that each fraternity has.

GPA Requirments lowered for frats.JPG
The GPA requirment for frat pledges was lowered so more freshman could join the Greek life community

GDI Supports Powerpoints.JPG
The GPA requirment for frat pledges was lowered so more freshman could join the Greek life community

Find Smomehting New, GDI!.JPG
on Greek Life pledging controversy

Pledging A Test.JPG
A student shares their thoughts on how a new PA anti-hazing law will effect the Greek life system

Pledging Meaningless Horrible 2000.JPG
An opinion article that addresses why Greek life's pledging activities are harmful, written by a fraternity member.

Pledging Freshman Perspective 2000.JPG
A freshman provides a perspective on the disruptiveness of rushing, the negative treatment of sorority pledges by fraternities, and questions the traditions of hazing.
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