Jan 202015
Sorority Anti-Rape Idea: Drinking on Own Turf -- The New York Times

For decades, national sorority organizations have banned alcohol in their houses. But as debate intensifies over how to address sexual assaults on college campuses, many of them occurring at fraternity house parties, some female students are questioning that rule, asserting that allowing alcohol would give women — not just sorority members — the option to attend Greek house parties that women control, from setting off-limits areas to deciding the content of the punch. The move would by no means eliminate sexual violence on campus, they said, but perhaps provide a benefit.

Jan 202015
At fraternity rush, U-Va. freshmen keep an open mind as normality begins its return -- The Washington Post

The four freshmen walked the row of Greek houses, turning to go up the steps of a brick Colonial with white columns. As they shook hands with the Sigma Alpha Mu upperclassmen, who were bedecked in blazers and smiles, they began an annual rite of spring here at the University of Virginia: rush.

Dec 082014
Advancing a New Model to Meet the Dental Health Needs of Rural NC -- North Carolina Health News

Kasey Oxendine always knew she wanted to come back and serve her community. It’s just happening a little sooner than she’d planned.

Oxendine, a third-year student in East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine, was back in her hometown of Lumberton last Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ECU’s Community Service Learning Center-Robeson County.