Greek stereotype Q&A
Andrew Crook - current member and former president
of Phi Gamma Delta
True or False: Your beer consumption is higher
than the average student's.
Answer: Hmmm... false, I guess. We do a lot
of things [besides drink]. (Editor's note: Crook hesitated,
which causes us to doubt his answer).
True or False: You beat up geeks.
Answer: False. I don't like fighting and we
don't condone misconduct.
True or False: The movie Old School is a fair
representation of the frat world.
Answer: Probably false. It's very cliché,
but at least it's not the old preppy boy kind of perception
of frats. I wouldn't say it's a documentary, but it's a bit
Word association time! Leaf is to tree like fraternity is to...?
Answer: Society. Obviously we're part of society
and we're well-rounded socially and scholastically.
Jess Davidson - current president of Panhel
True or False: You ostracize ugly people.
Answer: Not at all! Every sorority has a diverse
group of women.
True or False: You own mostly pink clothing.
Answer: [laughs] Unfortunately, I personally
do! But it's not required for members or anything. Truthfully,
one girl dropped our sorority because she said all the pink
made her want to puke.
True or False: The movie Legally Blonde is
a fair representation of the sorority world.
Answer: Well, it was a cute movie, but I don't
think people should buy into any of its steretypes, like we're
pursuing higher education to snag a man or anything.
Word association time! Petal is to flower like sorority
Its members and Panhel.
I also wanted to say congratulations to all our new members
and all the sororities for making rush week so fun and run so