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FRAT

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Falls Risk Assessment Tool, see there
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As African American students in predominantly white colleges and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) began to apply for and gain membership in Greek fraternities and sororities the necessity of a parallel Greek organization that mirrored African American social experience came into existence.
Instead of fraternities and sororities living side by side in 20-room mini-mansions, much like they do at most major universities, Greek organizations rent one- and two-story homes around CSUN.
The editors move the reader along a continuum from the founding of fraternities and sororities in 1906 to an examination of the issues that confront contemporary BGLOs.
Many schools created incentives for fraternities and sororities to go dry, or at least disincentives for them to stay wet.
The questionnaire was distributed to 559 members of fraternities and sororities at the end of the Spring 1994 semester; a total of 303 responded (142 fraternity members, 161 sorority members).
While some attention has been paid recently to the positive role of fraternity or sorority membership in reducing social alienation among students on campus (Lane and Daugherty, 1999) and in providing support for general education in the liberal arts (McNamara and Cover, 1999), fraternities and sororities have most often received visibility for general alcohol use (Cashin, Presley & Meilman, 1998), binge drinking (Dowdall, Crawford & Wechsler, 1998), and for fostering gender inequality (Stombler and Martin, 1994), permissive sexual socialization (Lottes and Kurlioff, 1994) and a campus rape culture (Boswell and Spade, 1996).
In addition to the gender analysis, the data were examined according to membership in fraternities and sororities.
WE ENDURING INSTITUTIONS - and certainly no collegiate institutions - are as quintessentially American as the Greek letter fraternities and sororities.
Worried about alcohol-related deaths, sexual assaults, and hazing, more than a dozen colleges have either banned fraternities and sororities, or forced them to prohibit alcohol at their houses.
I stood firm in that decision until I learned about a new phenomenon: Latino-oriented fraternities and sororities.
Task force members realized almost from the outset that some form of compromise and contractual agreement that bound fraternities and sororities to certain codes of conduct would be necessary.
One activist, a founding member of Greeks for Peace, a group of progressive members of fraternities and sororities at the University of Michigan, is fighting against this culture of experts.