The Observer

Sororities attempt to break stereotypes

Virginia Behmer, Contributing Reporter

February 23, 2018

In the wake of Formal Recruitment, sororities on campus are working to bring in new members under the message of “breaking stereotypes.” Given current political climates, however, both on-campus and nationally, efforts to make a meaningful change in the Greek community may pose distinct challenges...

Gender Stereotypes Upheld by Greek Recruitment

Monica Hiller

April 22, 2016

Recruitment for fraternities and sororities at Case Western Reserve University have very different rules, practices and focuses. Sororities go through what is called “Formal Recruitment,” where women must sign up to participate in a four day “mutual selection” process. This entails a very de...

This week a priority for sororities

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

January 15, 2016

At the beginning of every Spring semester, Case Western Reserve University’s sorority sisters fill the Tinkham Veale University Center and Thwing Center for formal recruitment. The four days of recruitment, spread out over two weekends, allow sorority members to interview new recruits and learn...

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