Protecting female spaces: The story of Hear Her Harvard

Michelle Xie, Rena Simkowitz and Margaret Wilson are the chapter presidents leading Hear Her Harvard

On May 6th, 2016, Harvard President Drew Faust announced a controversial policy restricting the opportunities available to members of single-gender organizations. In response, hundreds of undergraduate women took to Harvard Yard to express their concern, unified by the rallying cry of Hear Her Harvard. And with that, a movement was born. To understand the origins of … Read moreProtecting female spaces: The story of Hear Her Harvard

Meet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields

Addison Keilty - one of many amazing sorority women in stem

In 2014, US News and World Report estimated that only 13 percent of all undergraduate degrees earned by women were in science, technology, engineering and math. Looking at Greek Life, sorority women in STEM are even less common. With this as a backdrop, you can hopefully understand why this tweet caught my attention. “Together we … Read moreMeet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields

Inside a fraternity recolonization: Chi Psi at Ole Miss

Chi Psi at Ole Miss gets rechartered

In May of 2007, things came to a head for Chi Psi at Ole Miss. “It wasn’t one thing, or one event… it was a long, gradual decline in being a fraternity.” The alumni, in partnership with the university and the fraternity’s central office, decided it was time to close. This episode covers a decade … Read moreInside a fraternity recolonization: Chi Psi at Ole Miss

Feeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinoiss during their MobilePack event in 2016

Every day, an estimated 6,200 children around the world die from hunger-related illnesses. In a country like the United States, where we have so much food, it’s hard to imagine how this is possible. Since 2016, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at the University of Illinois has been doing their part to address this crisis through their … Read moreFeeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois