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Sororities' antics spur school alcohol efforts
AP ^ | July 3, 2010 | LISA CORNWELL

Posted on 07/03/2010 1:54:09 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

OXFORD, Ohio – Sorority spring formals call up visions of young women in colorful dresses dancing the night away — not vomiting on tables, urinating in sinks or having sex in closets.

The drunken shenanigans of three sororities at Miami University in southwest Ohio sound like something out of "Animal House" and were especially startling for a school that frequently makes the top 50 in a U.S News & World Report academic ranking but never makes lists of big-time party schools.

The school suspended two of the sororities and put the third on probation. A task force is reviewing discipline and education policies on student behavior and alcohol, and the campus group governing sororities says it will begin teaching new members to speak out when they witness bad behavior.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: alcoholism; arentwekewl; bingedrinking; colleges; miamiohio; sororities; youngladiestoday
Double secret probation.
1 posted on 07/03/2010 1:54:13 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sounds like a victory for feminists..


2 posted on 07/03/2010 1:55:43 PM PDT by tje
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To: ConservativeStatement

How about this, if we are going to have a drinking age of 22, lets - I don’t know - enforce it on college campuses?

Such a radical idea that the law applies on campus too, I know, next thing you know I’ll want to apply the first amendment too, can’t have that can we?

Nip it in the bud!

Oh wait, that might sound wrong in the context of the article.


3 posted on 07/03/2010 1:57:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Just say NO to conservativecave.com, it rots your teeth!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Sorority spring formals call up visions of young women in colorful dresses dancing the night away — not vomiting on tables, ...

I guess that depends on where you went to school.

4 posted on 07/03/2010 1:59:43 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (Now can we forget about that old rum-runner Joe Kennedy and his progeny of philandering drunks?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Miami's a great school and a few bad girls should not ruin their reputation. /sarc

I'm betting the male apps for admittance will double this year.

My son graduated from there in 2001.

5 posted on 07/03/2010 2:01:06 PM PDT by Recon Dad ( Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things)
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To: ElkGroveDan

“I guess that depends on where you went to school.”

Or if...


6 posted on 07/03/2010 2:01:46 PM PDT by jessduntno (I'm not a racist, you're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: Recon Dad

The local chapter of my fraternity was put in probation because some girls brought beer to the house.
My chapter got in trouble because returning vets from Desert Storm were joining our chapter and kicking ass at the fraternity next door.
We have vets returning from the WOT, going back to college and joining fraternities. How are we going to tell them they can’t drink with girls and fight with other fraternities?


7 posted on 07/03/2010 2:07:50 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

8 posted on 07/03/2010 2:10:53 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (California Bankruptcy in 4... 3... 2...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Please post photos of the bad girls....


9 posted on 07/03/2010 2:11:27 PM PDT by johnandrhonda (have you hugged your banjo today?)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

I thought it was “They trashed the bar??? Now I gotta go look at quotes from the movie!


10 posted on 07/03/2010 2:13:28 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Seven years of College down the drain!


11 posted on 07/03/2010 2:14:39 PM PDT by eCSMaster (He promised hope; he gave us hype. He promised change; he gave us chains!)
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To: johnandrhonda
She's a good girl.


12 posted on 07/03/2010 2:15:39 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: johnandrhonda

13 posted on 07/03/2010 2:17:10 PM PDT by y6162
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To: ConservativeStatement

Well, “gentleman’s clubs” are always on the lookout for new “sorority girl” dancers.


14 posted on 07/03/2010 2:17:33 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: ConservativeStatement
Heh, I figured that Zeta Tau Alpha was one of the offending sororities. Back on the '80s, those ZTA girls would show up at our off-campus frat parties and drink us out of (frat)house and home.

FReeper challenge:

Guess what convinced me to join Tau Kappa Epsilon in 1981.

15 posted on 07/03/2010 2:18:36 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: ConservativeStatement

“OXFORD, Ohio – Sorority spring formals call up visions of young women in colorful dresses dancing the night away — not vomiting on tables, urinating in sinks or having sex in closets.”

It was the Sorority Girls that made college fun.


16 posted on 07/03/2010 2:19:05 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

You’re right! “They took the bar!”


17 posted on 07/03/2010 2:19:18 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Sorority spring formals call up visions of young women in colorful dresses dancing the night away...


18 posted on 07/03/2010 2:21:13 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
While the amiable drunk has always been a staple of comedy, Animal House was the first movie where getting blind drunk and trashing the building was done by the cool guys.

Spring Break was always pretty crazy, but when MTV started doing the "Spring Break" specials, it went totally insane.

Discussion I had with a doctor (around 1998) who was a gynecologist with a practice next to the University of Texas from around 1958 until he retired around 2000. He stated flatly: "If the average UT coed from today had visited my practice in 1958, I would have assumed she was a prostitute. The average UT coed in 1958 was a virgin. Those who weren't were either married or had usually been in a relationship with one boyfriend throughout high school."

Whether you think the changes are a good thing or a bad thing, this doctor, to me, seemed to be about as good a source of reliable information as you can find about how things have changed in the last fifty years.

19 posted on 07/03/2010 2:26:59 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Charles Martel

“Guess what convinced me to join Tau Kappa Epsilon in 1981”

If you can’t go Greek, go TKE?


20 posted on 07/03/2010 2:35:02 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Heh, I remember that one. No, but I’ll give you a hint: Note the year I joined.


21 posted on 07/03/2010 2:42:25 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: Richard Kimball

“If the average UT coed from today had visited my practice in 1958, I would have assumed she was a prostitute.”

That’s a keeper.


22 posted on 07/03/2010 3:05:17 PM PDT by PLMerite (The FR clock is now three minutes fast.)
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To: Richard Kimball

He stated flatly: “If the average UT coed from today had visited my practice in 1958, I would have assumed she was a prostitute. The average UT coed in 1958 was a virgin. Those who weren’t were either married or had usually been in a relationship with one boyfriend throughout high school.”

And the way girls are dressing and dancing these days you would swear they were prostitutes, too!


23 posted on 07/03/2010 3:09:10 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Charles Martel

The new President also couldn’t go Greek ?


24 posted on 07/03/2010 3:20:24 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: ConservativeStatement
These events occurred locally and the Owner of the Lake Lindsey Lodge is a family friend. What Pi Beta Phi did at the lodge was not fully reported in the article. That sorority should be banned. Those involved should do some jail time and made to pay for all damages plus fined. Pi Beta Phi acquired a bus for transportation to the lodge. They were intoxicated before they got on the bus. While en route they had the bus stop so they could urinate on the side of the road.

The ONION made a news video that perfectly fit the description of Pi Beta Phi.

VH1 Reality Show Bus Crashes In California Causing Major Slut Spill

25 posted on 07/03/2010 3:23:55 PM PDT by Musketeer
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To: tje

They were only celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of female liberation movement, aka, American woman as whore.


26 posted on 07/03/2010 3:29:48 PM PDT by Melchior
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
"Bluto: They took the bar! The whole f**k**g bar!"

From IMDB.

27 posted on 07/03/2010 3:30:20 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: johnandrhonda

28 posted on 07/03/2010 3:30:53 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: tet68

What's that Pepsi can doing there? ROTFLMAO!

29 posted on 07/03/2010 3:39:53 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (If Dick Cheney = Darth Vader, then Joe Biden = Dark Helmet)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free
"Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son."


30 posted on 07/03/2010 3:44:04 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Night Hides Not

31 posted on 07/03/2010 3:44:34 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Don’t be disrespecting Frater Reagan.


32 posted on 07/03/2010 3:49:32 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: ConservativeStatement
My Mom is Pi Beta Phi [aka Pi Phi]. She and her sisters of her time are appalled at these antics ...

'Course college has changed much since her time - just ask Bluto Blutarski ...


33 posted on 07/03/2010 4:28:24 PM PDT by Lmo56
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To: ConservativeStatement

Just imagine if they had smoked that devil weed POT


34 posted on 07/03/2010 4:31:14 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: GeronL
How about this, if we are going to have a drinking age of 22, lets - I don’t know - enforce it on college campuses?

I am more worried about their being able to VOTE at 18
35 posted on 07/03/2010 4:32:50 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: Charles Martel

Slutty, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life.


36 posted on 07/03/2010 4:35:12 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Girls like this put the prostitutes out of business.


37 posted on 07/03/2010 4:37:40 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: uncbob

lol.

At this point the age to vote should be around 40.


38 posted on 07/03/2010 5:20:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Just say NO to conservativecave.com, it rots your teeth!)
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To: Night Hides Not

You put whiskey in the Pepsi can.


39 posted on 07/03/2010 5:52:09 PM PDT by fini
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To: johnandrhonda

40 posted on 07/03/2010 6:21:37 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

You make that sound like a bad thing!


41 posted on 07/03/2010 7:45:46 PM PDT by packrat35 (Planned Parenthood - Keeping healthcare costs down, one fetus at a time)
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To: Musketeer

That was freakin’ hilarious!


42 posted on 07/03/2010 7:49:11 PM PDT by packrat35 (Planned Parenthood - Keeping healthcare costs down, one fetus at a time)
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To: packrat35

Do you think 7 year old girls dressed like this and dancing in this manner is good?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1FsEvUepZs

They look like prostitots getting their groove on.


43 posted on 07/03/2010 8:06:42 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I guess you don’t recognize sarcasm.


44 posted on 07/04/2010 12:11:22 AM PDT by packrat35 (Planned Parenthood - Keeping healthcare costs down, one fetus at a time)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Young women in colorful dresses urinating in sinks calls up visions of their hinder parts injured by the jagged, snapped edges of broke porcelain fixtures.


45 posted on 07/04/2010 2:07:36 AM PDT by flowerplough (Bammy: "People say, yeah, but unemployment's still at 9.6%. Yes, but it's not 12 or 13... or15.")
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To: packrat35

Without the sarcasm tag in this case, yes.


46 posted on 07/04/2010 7:00:01 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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