Digital History at Ursinus

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Photograh of the Alpha Delta Phi society in the 2016 yearbook

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Unknown writer discusses the new revaluation of Pledging from the administration and stresses the importance of the process and concerns over abuse of power

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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.

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on Greek Life pledging controversy

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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.…

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

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

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This article provides an overview of the positive and negative criticism of Greek life, including pledging, service, and separatism on campus.

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Discusses the changes to Greek life in rushing and pledging. The entire process, originally taking almost the entire school year, would only take about half a semester. Pledging was also cut down from 60 hours a week to 20 hours a week. Due to the…

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Photograph of the Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity in the 2011 yearbook
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