Should Fraternities And Sororities Be Banned?

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The question about Greek life on campus is whether if fraternities and sororities should be banned. The reasoning behind that is because of all the sexual assault, hazing, and binge drinking happening on campus. All of those problems are causing people to be hurt, be raped, or be killed. But if you look into it, Greek organization does have underage members. Colleges should not ban fraternities and sororities. Greek organizations are still relevant on today’s campus. Simon Riker, a freelance musician said, “I learned a lot about myself and other people, more than I would have otherwise… offered me a tremendous amount of opportunities and a vast social network” (Friedman 990). Many fraternities are involved in their communities. The fraternity and sorority would hold a fundraiser where they would raise more than $20 million for charity. Averagely most fraternities have a slightly higher grade-point average from just the students who are not in a fraternity. The grade-point average is approximately 2.912 (Friedman 990). Fraternity and sorority members is more likely to be prepared after their graduation. The percent within the Greeks and the non-Greeks on how prepared the students are after graduation is 37 percent Greek to 27 percent non-Greek (Friedman 990). Fraternities and sororities are seen as a way to further one’s career after graduation (Friedman 987). Kimbrough adds, “we have to figure out how to give them life lessons to make them better citizens, help them

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