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Thursday, March 15, 2007

In Support of DePauw University

I'm not sure if you have heard the news everyone, but DePauw University has cut ties with the Delta Zeta sorority, asking them to leave campus by the fall of this year. You can read about it here http://www.cnn.com/2007/EDUCATION/03/12/troubled.sorority.ap/index.html, if you are so inclined. Well, I do want to say that I support DePauw University in its accusations of the sorority's discrimination, and believe that the actions of the university were quite appropriate. For the Delta Zeta sorority clearly has a discrimination problem if they are unable to discriminate between girls who are hot/popular and those who aren't hot/popular and are thus letting girls in who are neither hot nor popular.

The evidence is quite clear in this case I'm afraid. The sorority started the year with thirty-five members, but had to move twenty-three to alumnae status to get them out of the sorority house. You don't have to be a math wiz to see that this was an exceptionally poor hot:not hot ratio. Nearly two thirds of the girls in the sorority clearly were not hot, and the university could stand for it no longer. But since the thirty-five girls that populated the sorority house at the beginning of the year represented about a third of the house's capacity, it is clear that there was a deeper problem. Again if you do the math, this means that Delta Zeta at DePauw University had populated the sorority house with roughly only one ninth of the hot girls that the university was expecting. Since seventy percent of the student population joins the Greek system at the university, this means that Delta Zeta clearly was not pulling its weight. Delta Zeta had to go; it was a sound business decision. Any sorority that cannot do what it is meant to do and attract a house full of hot, popular girls has no place on an academic campus.

Bravo DePauw University!

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