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Do UT Frats Have a Race Problem?
Longtime Longhorn Sees some improvement; room for more
"...At UT – as at many universities – most fraternities and sororities are predominantly white. From their very beginnings,..."

March 27, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Fighting Sexual Assault
Amid growing national momentum, UT-Austin takes steps to protect incoming students
"...that younger students are more vulnerable than upperclassmen. Many fraternities, since their parties are, to a great extent, member-recruitment..."

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Jessica Luther

Alpha-male fraternity bullying sparks revenge in this true story
"...As an outsider, I have always thought that college fraternities (and sororities) were mainly a way for affluent parents..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Rush Hour
Todd Phillips' Frat House, screening at the Alamo this Wednesday as part of the Texas Documentary Tour, asks the question: Will you ever dick a brother?
"...follows the pledging process -- a composite of different fraternities -- from rush through hell week, cutting a wide..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

10 in Focus
" divided into two distinct groups: those who pledged fraternities in college, and those who didn't. Those who pledged..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Frat Party Fallout
UT students are disappointed by admin's failure to nip racist parties in the bud
"...saying, "The reality is that most members of the fraternities and sororities that throw these types of parties have..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Heading Down to Rock Steady Row
Director Trevor Stevens on his post-Apocalyptic college comedy
"...of the two warring gangs, you have two warring fraternities. Instead of the damsel in distress, you have the..."

July 25, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Campus Hacks: Huston-Tillotson
Learn to navigate this historic Eastside university with these hacks
"...the Greek stroll. The Greek stroll commences with both fraternities and sororities all commingled as one big group strolling..."

Aug. 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Ashton Washington

The Hunting Ground
Doc exposes rape culture on the university campus
"...when it comes to the dangerous confluence of teens, fraternities, and the inevitable alcohol-based social economy that comes with..."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

UT, OU Take Different Approaches to Racist Speech
OU takes swift action, while UT declines to punish students, citing freedom of speech
"...comes to these issues. The problem of racism in fraternities has recently gone viral, after a 10-second video of..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

West Campus: No Right to Party?
Outcry over plan to restrict events leads to Council action
" would create a dialogue of "stakeholders" – neighbors, fraternities, city commissioners, and city staff – and meanwhile, the..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Whit and Witticism
Nineties auteur Whit Stillman returns with 'Damsels in Distress'
"...AC: What other experiences have you had with fraternities?..."

April 27, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

Paul Mooney
This cutting-edge comedy legend talks about Richard Pryor, SNL, and race
" It's a public college, and their sororities and fraternities were segregated; they wouldn't let blacks in. And they..."

July 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Steve Birmingham

Naked City
"...other city business, council agreed last week to remove fraternities and sororities in West Campus from a zoning overlay..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Bright Lights, Inner City
When Austin's Eastside music scene was lit up like Broadway
"..."The fraternities wanted somewhere to go every week," he states. "Here's..."

July 4, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

UT's Queer Greek Life
An all-inclusive queer sorority founded at UT-Austin
"...Greek life on college campuses can seem rather frightening. Fraternities and sororities, by tradition, have been built on heteronormative..."

Jan. 25, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Space Cowboy Steve Miller's Not Joking
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist details the pompitous of musical education
"...good band. Boz [Scaggs] was in it. We played fraternities all the time. It was 1956. I knew how..."

July 22, 2016 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

UT’s Response to Racism Tepid
Daily Texan story prompts response from Fenves
"...UT has a long history of racism in general, fraternities and West Campus have especially had issues. Following the..."

March 30, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...spring of 2003, around the same time when two fraternities were being penalized for racially offensive costumes and the..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

The AggreGAYtor: October 9
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Texas teeters on the precipice, SCOTUS fiddles away, and fraternities everywhere look to Austin, as your AggreGAYtor forms a..."

Oct. 9, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Council: Stooges in the House!
Expect debate over TNCs, West Campus parties, and housing vouchers

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Gay Place: Sisters Doin' IT
You will see red if the Austin Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have their way
"...a ritual once practiced by certain African-American sororities and fraternities to discriminate against pledges who were "too black." Fri.,..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Prove how much you love SM and help San Marcos have their first Pride!
"...a ritual once practiced by certain African-American sororities and fraternities to discriminate against pledges who were "too black." Tue.,..."

June 27, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"...of 1968, to be mailed anonymously to student leaders, fraternities, and sororities...."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

The AggreGAYtor: March 5
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• The Interfraternity Council of George Washington University is..."

March 5, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Call Me in the Morning
Meet the Wheeler Brothers and their armload of Austin Music Awards
"...a raucous bar band specializing in covers for college fraternities. Eventually a few original songs were mixed in, they..."

April 13, 2012 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

'Trash,' Take Two
Allison Orr takes out the Trash a second – and final – time
"...are somewhat inspired by the step routines of Southern fraternities. "All I'm going to tell you" – Orr pauses..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Adding Teeth to Hazing Laws
Student hazing has a body count
"..."Jack" Phoummarath – died in hazing-related incidents, and eight fraternities are currently in disciplinary status for hazing offenses. Senate..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

808 Heartbreaks
Kanye West's latest is lukewarm
"...from last year’s “Homecoming.” He’s not making skits about fraternities this round; he’s off the college tip. This time..."

Dec. 4, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Energy Savers
Meet the winners of our Kill-a-Watt Challenge
"...including private citizens, businesses, state agencies, churches, and even fraternities – made dramatic cuts in their individual bills, there's..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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