The Broadview

Sororities provide young women a smaller community within large colleges and universities.

 Bid day takes place on the National Mall (above) as Chi Omega sorority members welcome their new pledges into the sisterhood at the George Washington University.  The pledging process, or “rushing” requires potential sisters to talk with members of each sorority. Initiates receive gear which advertises their particular sorority. Young women who join  sororities, are members for life.

April 30, 2015

Among a frenzy of decorated houses and posters plastered with Greek lettering, collegiate women who decide to participate in sorority recruitment, also informally known as “rush,” socialize with active members to find a sisterhood within a larger community. Recruitment consists of meet-and-gree...

Grads find comfort in Greek life: CSH graduates find comfort in small, all-female communities

May 28, 2013

While most CSH graduates matriculate to coed universities, many still seek the familiarity of a small, all-female community. Greek organizations can offer that intimate environment within a larger setting — a good compromise for students searching for both. Sororities and fraternities are social orga...

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