Sororities

Dean Khurana
College

Harvard Looks to Yale on Social Life

As discussions around House life, party space, and social clubs have reached a fever pitch this year, Yale has emerged as a potential model in the College’s efforts to recenter social life in the Houses and on campus.

Cool "Kiting" Thetas
College

280 Women Rush Sororities, Expanding Campus Greek Life

Following the recent trend of a growing Greek presence on campus, 280 women signed up for sorority recruitment this year, matching the record large cohort last spring that sought entrance to one of Harvard’s four sorority chapters.

The Other Side of Mt. Auburn Street
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The Other Side of Mt. Auburn Street

The College says no to recognizing final clubs and fraternities, but some social organizations with similar practices are on the books.

College

Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

Dozens of undergraduates piled into Winthrop House Junior Common Room on Monday for a nearly two hour-long discussion about exclusivity in social spaces at the College.

A Complicated Relationship
College

Unrecognized but Engaged

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana says he wants to encourage undergraduates to rethink the ways in which their social organizations may be exclusive, but some worry that the College's stance on final clubs and similar groups is at best futile and at worst counterproductive.

Anchors Aweigh!
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Anchors Aweigh!

New members of sorority Delta Gamma await outside the Sheraton Commander Hotel for pairing instructions.

Delta Gamma Excited
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Delta Gamma Excited

Members of sorority Delta Gamma are excited to greet their new members outside of the Sheraton Commander Hotel Tuesday afternoon after the new members received their bids.

Cool "Kiting" Thetas
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Cool "Kiting" Thetas

Members of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta outside of the Sheraton Commander Hotel as new members of their sororities exit the hotel after receiving their bids.

Waiting for new Deltas
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Waiting for new Deltas

Older members of sorority Delta Gamma wait outside the Sheraton Commander Hotel Tuesday afternoon while the new members receive their bids inside.

Delta Gamma's Delta
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Delta Gamma's Delta

Members of sorority Delta Gamma gathered around a "Delta" sign outside of the Sheraton Commander Tuesday afternoon after the new members received their bids.

Alpha Phi
College Life

Alpha Phi

Members of sorority Alpha Phi await outside the Sheraton Commander Hotel to welcome the new members after getting their bids.

Anchors Aweigh!
Cambridge City Council

Today in Photos (02/11/15)

Alpha Phi
College

Sororities Extend Bids to Record 215 Women

Harvard sororities hold "bid day" despite snow, extending bids to 215 women.

College

Record 280 Women Enter Shortened Rush

A record 280 women will seek entrance to Harvard’s four sorority chapters in a redesigned, shorter rush process starting Thursday.

Final Clubs

Greek Life Timeline

Though Final Clubs, fraternities, and sororities are long-standing staples of the Harvard social scene, their presence is anything but static. Last year, sorority Alpha Phi set down its roots in Cambridge, while fraternity Kappa Sigma reinstated its Harvard chapter last week after an eighty-year hiatus. FM digs into the archives to create a chronology of Harvard’s dynamic Greek life.