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Article by dang
September 7, 2011

Skorton Declares War On Friendship””Ends Pledging

In an effort to set a national  precedent, Cornell University President David Skorton has vowed to put an end to fraternity pledging. In his Op Ed article published by the NY Times, Skorton outlined his plan to end hazing and replace the pledging period with a more positive initiation term.  Cornell has been the site of... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
September 2, 2011

SC goes Greek ““ student, faculty rankings will be based on hotness

The who’s-best of who’s-Greek is widely agreed upon and familiar to sisters, bros, and many GDIs on campus alike. With new pledge classes the past couple weeks come sorority and fraternity rankings, roughly ordered ““ in the name of tradition and indisputable science-facts. A pioneering administrative team liked the idea of encouraging competitive spirit: “we... MORE »

Article by R$
August 31, 2011

New Fraternity Regulations Lead to Two Closings

The regulations that have been passed by the university administration against Cornell fraternity chapters were shown to be serious yesterday when it was revealed that these restrictions have already led to the shutting down of two organizations. It has been learned that the regulations, which placed more stringent restrictions on hazing as well as banned... MORE »

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July 23, 2011

A Cornell Frat Bro’s Saturday

On a typical saturday, I wake up around 10 or 11 and start my day off right with a couple of eggs and maybe some bacon – yeah, I splurge on cholesterol on saturdays. Then I go upstairs and tell whatever facially deformed wench who happens to be drooling on my pillows to please exit... MORE »

Article by apost
May 9, 2011

Formal Season

What do Cornell students like better Christmas or Formal Season? Christmas…lets be real, but seriously Formal Season is a great second. There’s nothing Cornell students love more than getting all dressed up in their Frattiest Sunday Best and getting on buses like herds of sheep (just a lot more drunk) and then dancing and making... MORE »

Article by SteveLerner
April 22, 2011

Concerned Fraternity Holds Philanthropy for Zack Snyder

The brothers of Alpha Delta Kappa have opened their hearts this week to filmmaker/alum Zack Snyder, who has apparently fallen on hard times recently. “300 was one of the best movies of, like, my childhood,” said freshman Cody Jenkins, shaking his head sadly.  “There was so much potential…so much potential.” The philanthropy is designed to... MORE »

Article by loganeastman
April 17, 2011

Students nostalgic for controversy

A couple weeks ago, USC was making national headlines unrelated to football: a fraternity had circulated a private been forwarded an e-mail that exemplified fraternity culture at its worse.  Then, a member from the same fraternity chose to live up to this mantra by having sex on the tallest building on campus. Oh, and the... MORE »

Article by Piliour
April 13, 2011

Hazed and Confused: Part IV

Yet another edition of “Hazed and Confused,” where we accept letters from random frat pledges about their hazing stories. This one’s a doozie”¦ Dear Campus Basement,I need help remembering what exactly happened to me, and I’m going to use this as a forum to inform others, as well as attempt to recover my own memories.The... MORE »