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Hard-Boiled Scramble Divisions Fry Campus Tensions

Hard-Boiled Scramble Divisions Fry Campus Tensions

Clara Wheeler, Scramble Leader #20

August 25, 2017

As first-years flood onto campus to bless us with their presence, a clear segregation arises. Nobody likes to talk about it, few acknowledge it, but it returns, year after year. I speak, of course, about the Scrambler/Non-Scrambler divide. Scramblers saunter around campus in packs of social security, co...

Pinging: Rite of passage or ResLife hazing technique?

Illustration:  Julie Peterson

Tristan Gavin

September 6, 2012

In the midst of an investigation of TKE's initiation scandal, the morality of rituals of non-Greek factions on campus has been put under a lens of scrutiny. The sanctity of the residential community has been put into question after an anonymous freshman, hands blistered and eyes still bleary from the...

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