Essays Tagged: "Fraternities and sororities in North America"

Peer Pressure ,The ultimate downfall

, they just occurs in different forms and situations. It is most often seen in the dorms and within fraternities or sororities.Peer pressure in the dorms can cause an individual to stray from homework ... and alcohol usually try to acquire new people to join them on their track to nowhere.Sororities and fraternities are a great way to meet new people and acquire new friends upon entering college. Howev ...

(3 pages) 165 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Fraternity Life

College fraternities have always struck me as being an organization of guys who spend their timedrinking bee ... which is by no doubt a 'college city') has made me want to know more about the sole purposeof these fraternities. For these reasons I chose to select this culture for my essay.The definition of a frat ... iamsburg, Virginia on December 5th 1776.(Klepper 1937:24)Throughout the nineteenth century many new fraternities were founded, but none of these werepermanent. By the end of the nineteenth century the ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"A Chance of a Lifetime"

d by movies such as "Animal House," much of the organizations are not as bad as they are portrayed. Fraternities seem to be given a bad name by people and movies with biased views. Most people look at ... h biased views. Most people look at us in a bad way because there has been laws passed strictly for Fraternities and the things that go on. The Anti-Hazing Act of 1985 pretty much erased much of the h ...

(4 pages) 64 1 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Dying To Be Greek, a 4 page argumentative essay discussing why fraternities and Greek life should be banned from college campuses.

le on the butt and next thing you know you're in the hospital because it went a little bit too far. Fraternities used to be a place where men could bond as brothers and do good deeds for the community ... out of without a few bumps and bruises. I don't think that college campuses should recognize these fraternities as part of the campus, and they should ban them.One of the bad things about fraternitie ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Persuasive letter: Scott Krueger

on US campuses. "The deaths are just pilling up here," says Hank Nuwer author of Wrongs of Passage: Fraternities, Sororities, Hazing and Binge Drinking ("Binge Drinking's Campus Toll", 2002). A Harvar ... president of the Indianapolis-based North-American Interfraternity Conference, which represents 66 fraternities on 800 campuses in the USA ("Binge Drinking's Campus Toll", 2002).The Harvard study als ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Hazing

up they are to act as one not as individuals, which is imperative in military, sports, and even in fraternities and sororities. If a single individual fails, the entire group must face the consequenc ... e end of boot camp, Private Pyle is in peak physical condition and performs his tasks to perfection.Fraternities and sororities almost have a direct link to military in the way of hazing. Both were fo ...

(10 pages) 116 3 4.9 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity

hapter at that time. McKenna had a big decision to take. Due to the growing bad reputation of Greek fraternities it was important to refocus on the founding values, beliefs and principles of Greek fra ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alcohol Abuse in the American Youth

drinking causes.JoAnn M. Arnholt is taking prevention to the next level as described in "At Rutgers Fraternities: an End to the Age of Big Wild Parties?" This new administrator at Rutgers college in N ... e on campus and even in off campus, private Fraternity houses. Arnholt says that alcohol in Rutgers fraternities is responsible for crashing GPA levels and is not helping the criminal fines that keep ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities" by Alexandra robbins: non fiction.

This past summer I read, "Pledged: the Secret Life of Sororities", by Alexandra Robbins. In this book Robbins goes undercover for a year observing four sophomores who are eac ... yfriend was ruining there fun, out at the bars. Vicki eventually dumped her boyfriend of two years, and began flirting with William, the president of Iota, another fraternity. This time the girls all ... their conversations.It amazes me how people can be so easily manipulated, when they are vulnerable, and I think that is what Robbins is trying to declare, that you have to be strong and believe in you ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Greek community and its use of alcohol.

no mystery that college students drink alcohol. There is also no surprise that Greek sororities and fraternities partake in the drinking pass time. When there are stories of students on the news who h ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Problems With the Greek System

Fraternities and SororitiesTo those going to a new college in a new place it can be a little bit int ...

(1 pages) 24 1 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hazing In College

er in "Greek letters don't justify cult-like hazing of pledges" some activities that sororities and fraternities engage in are parallel to the activities that a cult group would participate in. Why is ...

(5 pages) 357 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Deviant Behavior Associated With Fraternity Parties

king on college campuses across the nation is the Greek System, an area populated by sororities and fraternities. Recently, the media and general public have placed a very negative image upon the Gree ... resented the public of fraternity-related incidences has created a socially accepted link involving fraternities and deviance. It is the purpose of this study to further investigate deviant behavior w ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

As I Lay Dieing

hard enough as it is, I am no longer going to be with my old friends. I'll have to meet new people and form new friendships with these people who have come to the same place as me, with the same goal ... the same goal as me; To start their lives as adults and learn materials that will enrich their mind and lead them into a stable life in "the real world." How am I going to meet new people and once I'v ...

(2 pages) 401 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

College Hazing

barrassment, harassment, or ridicule.There are two specific types of hazing. They are subtle hazing and harassment hazing. Subtle hazing is any action that is against accepted sorority or fraternity s ... reaking an anti-hazing law are not easy. There have been several cases where large amounts of money and banishment from campus have occurred.Eileen Stevens states in an excerpt, "If you are allowing y ...

(1 pages) 11 1 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Fraternity

art is just like a fraternity. It gives you that extra something that not everyone else is getting. Fraternities are perceived by many to be negative. A common fallacy that is passed around is that fr ... at is passed around is that fraternities cause students to have lower grades. Another fallacy about fraternities is that they are only about partying and getting drunk. In this speech I am going to di ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Fraternities And Sororites Being Limited

can universities have tried many different methods to limit alcohol related accidents and deaths in fraternities and sororities in the U.S.September 1997 was a very tragic year for a first year studen ... ied. The family said that the school should have kept tighter supervision on alcohol consumption at fraternities and sororities. Several fraternity and sorority chapters have banned alcohol alt ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Frat Essay

art is just like a fraternity. It gives you that extra something that not everyone else is getting. Fraternities are perceived by many to be negative. A common fallacy that is passed around is that fr ... at is passed around is that fraternities cause students to have lower grades. Another fallacy about fraternities is that they are only about partying and getting drunk. In this speech I am going to di ...

(3 pages) 1301 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hazing’s Secret Face Unmasked:

ers of Greek organizations are not doing enough; otherwise we would see a decrease in the number of fraternities and sororities that haze pledges. It's time for somebody else to take the baton and run ... at needs to be broken. As a student here at Western, we hear all kinds of stories about what fraternities and sororities do to haze pledges. Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon were arrested when they ...

(13 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hazing

only people that put up with hazing though. Hazing is becoming big in high schools, church events, and even professional sports. Since so many people have to put up with the issue of hazing, it has b ... e that is too common. Since it is becoming so common most people feel that someone needs to step in and stop hazing in all events no matter what it is. Hazing can be defined in many different w ...

(5 pages) 13 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues