University of Alabama Now Routinely Drug Testing Frat Bros

Allie Jones · 12/21/15 03:16PM

Fraternities are America’s great menace, but is weed to blame? According to administrators at the University of Alabama, sure. reports that the university has been “quietly” drug testing frat bros since the beginning of the school year as part of “a strict new anti-drug effort.”

Hey, Maybe Frats Are Learning How to Not Throw Racist Parties

Jordan Sargent · 10/08/15 10:55AM

There is a controversy brewing on the campus of UCLA, it appears, after the school’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority threw a party with the theme “Kanye Western,” which sounds like it must have been racist as hell.

Insane JMU Frat Rush Guide Includes Dorm Room Numbers of Freshman Girls, Ranked by Hotness

Allie Jones · 09/24/15 11:06AM

The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at James Madison University did not wait one second of this new school year to start preying on “hot” freshman girls, according to a disturbing new rush guide that’s currently circulating on campus. The guide, sent to us by a tipster, includes the name, room number, and a 1-10 hotness ranking of several freshman girls in a particular dorm, so that potential new bros can find them and bring them to FIJI parties.

The Insane Rumor About Why a Frat Was Suspended at Univ. of Houston

Jordan Sargent · 03/27/15 02:35PM

Ten days ago, the University of Houston suspended its Sigma Chi chapter after what the school's president called "disturbing allegations of hazing within the fraternity." Exactly how disturbing could that hazing have been? Well, the rumor going around campus suggests that Sigma Chi was treating its pledges in a way that even a CIA black site might find a bit excessive: by waterboarding them with alcohol.

Bad Frats: A Rolling Account of This Year's Fraternity Fuck-Ups

Jordan Sargent · 03/27/15 09:55AM

Fraternities in America have spent 2015 more or less acting as if the rules of law and decency do not apply to them. Of course, this is not without reason: for much of the last 200 or so years, our fraternities have been granted a unique pass that has treated their singular incubation of poisonous masculinity as a net positive for society.

UMD Opens Investigation Over Frat Brother's Racist, Misogynist Email

Brendan O'Connor · 03/14/15 03:25PM

After an email containing racist and misogynist language sent to a campus fraternity by one of its members surfaced this week, the University of Maryland announced that it was opening an investigation into the case. The email's author dissuades his fraternity brothers from inviting women of color to a party and not to concern themselves with issues of consent.