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Greek Life on Campus

Posted Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Greek Life on Campus College classes are beginning for the fall semester and students will soon consider pledging fraternities and sororities on their respective campuses. Greek organizations enrich the college experience for many, and their effects often last beyond the last day of school. But critics say some fraternities and sororities contribute to an unhealthy culture of drinking and mysogyny on campus. Are they getting a bad rap? The state of Greek life on campus and efforts to reign in bad behavior.

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Katelin L. Getz, Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Akron
Kevin Kruger, President of NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Peter Smithhisler, President & CEO, North-American Interfraternity Conference, Inc.
Caitlin Flanagan, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

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