Category Archives: Sororities

Hazing in unrecognized sororities

In the world of Greek life, sororities are often portrayed as sisterhoods built on support, friendship and self-determination. But behind the veil of sisterhood hides a darker reality for some: hazing. While recognized sororities adhere to strict guidelines and regulations, there is a subset of organizations that operate outside of the recognized Greek system and … Continue reading Hazing in unrecognized sororities

The challenges of winter recruitment: Your body in the cold

Joining a sorority is an exciting time for many female students because it offers the opportunity to join a sisterhood of like-minded women while staying true to your own values and interests. However, for many young women, the recruitment process can be accompanied by uncomfortable challenges. Although hazing is now banned in most universities, it … Continue reading The challenges of winter recruitment: Your body in the cold

Overcoming inhibitions: A journey to self-acceptance

Inhibitions, fears and inhibitions often limit our freedom to express ourselves. They prevent us from accepting ourselves as we truly are and stop us from enjoying life to the fullest. However, as women, it is important to challenge these limiting beliefs, especially when it comes to our relationship with our bodies. In this blog post, … Continue reading Overcoming inhibitions: A journey to self-acceptance

Unlocking the Secrets of Sorority Letters of Recommendation

Like a kiss, a letter of recommendation is a seal of approval that can make you feel like Cinderella at the ball. But not all sororities consider them equally important. In fact, the tone of a recommendation letter can make or break your chances of being accepted into a sorority. With so many sororities changing … Continue reading Unlocking the Secrets of Sorority Letters of Recommendation

The Complexities of Big-Little Relationships in Sororities

Joining a sorority can be an exciting experience for many young women as they embark on a new journey in college. One of the most cherished sorority traditions is the assignment of a Big Sister to a Little Sister, where the Big Sister guides and supports her younger counterpart. However, despite the best intentions, conflicts … Continue reading The Complexities of Big-Little Relationships in Sororities

Cultural Differences between German and American Fraternities

In the neighborhood of Jungfrauenthal in the district of Harvestehude, where the Hamburg Sorority Gamma Xi Delta has its headquarters, there are several fraternities: for example, the Germania Königsberg in Heimhuder Straße, the Hansea Alemannia Hamburg in Alsterkamp and the Germania in Sierichstraße. However, they are hardly suitable as partner fraternities due to their orientation. … Continue reading Cultural Differences between German and American Fraternities

Sorority Legacies: Everything You Need to Know

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” as a Subgenre of Sorority Exploitation

“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