As a college freshman, joining a sorority can be an exciting prospect, with visions of sisterhood, bonding, and lifelong friendships dancing in your head. But there’s one aspect of sorority recruitment that may cause confusion and stress: legacies. What does it mean to be a legacy, and what are the implications for sorority recruitment? In … Continue reading Sorority Legacies: Everything You Need to Know
“Haze Her” is a film series made between 2011 and 2013 that depicts the initiation rituals of American sorority girls in three seasons with a total of 57 episodes. The duration of the episodes is usually about half an hour, although some are slightly shorter and some are significantly longer. In most “Haze Her” episodes, … Continue reading “Haze Her” as a Subgenre of Sorority Exploitation
Body Image and Eating Disorders Sorority life is often depicted as glamorous, with its members always looking perfect and put-together. But behind the scenes, a dark side is often overlooked: the pressure to conform to a certain body type that can lead to bulimia and anorexia nervosa. We all know that a slice of pizza … Continue reading The Unhealthy Side of Sorority Life
Hell Week, also known as Recruitment Week or Rush Week, is a term used in American sororities to refer to an intense period of recruitment activities where potential new members (PNMs) participate in various events and activities to determine their compatibility with a sorority and potentially receive an invitation to join. During Hell Week, PNMs … Continue reading What does the term Hell Week mean?
The decision for female students in America to join a sorority, despite the potential drawbacks such as cost, outdated gender norms, and hazing, can be complex and dependent on various factors. Here are some possible reasons: However, it’s important to note that not all female students join sororities, and the reasons for membership may vary … Continue reading Reasons for joining a Sorority
Sorority hazing is a practice in which new members (also referred to as “PNM – Potential New Members,” “Freshmen,” or “Pledges”) of a sorority undergo ritualized tests, tasks, or humiliations to be accepted into the community. It is often considered a tradition performed by older members to test and strengthen the loyalty, commitment, and cohesion … Continue reading Sorority Hazing
A sorority is a social organization or club for women that is typically associated with a particular college or university. Members of a sorority share common values, goals, and interests, and often participate in social and philanthropic activities together. In American universities, sororities are part of the broader Greek system, which also includes fraternities (social … Continue reading What’s a sorority?
Once again Harvestehude, the Hamburg district where the Gamma Xi Delta Sorority’s villa is located, is the talk of the town. About five hundred young people had arranged to party there on the Alster meadows – the same place where Nina danced naked in the moonlight some month ago (see Trust Walk). The background of … Continue reading Hamburg police break up large party at the Alster
As an optimal medium of self-dramatization, Instagram is unbeatable. No Sorority that is proud of its members can do without its own account. And usually, the individual members maintain their own personal Instagram appearance. The young women, or so it seems at least, have understood very well that there is a direct connection between the … Continue reading Sorority winter photos
Thirty murders Ted Bundy confessed after his imprisonment in February 1978. He was accused of 36. In addition, he mentioned other murders to various people, but he did not give any details about them. In the famous Ted Bundy tapes, a series of cassette recordings that formed the basis for the documentary “Ted Bundy: self-portrait … Continue reading Ted Bundy and the sororities