The Vanderbilt Hustler

Greek Row is home to the ten IFC and ten Panhellenic fraternity and sorority houses. Abolitionists want to see these spaces reallocated for the benefit of the whole Vanderbilt community. (Hustler Staff)

Behind the movement to abolish IFC and Panhellenic chapters

July 20, 2020

Both formerly Greek and non-Greek students have taken to social media calling for Vanderbilt to abolish IFC and Panhellenic Greek life on campus.

Greek Row is the main hub of Greek life on Vanderbilt’s campus, but has also become a hub of race and class exclusivity. (Hustler Multimedia/Mattigan Kelly)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Social positives of Greek life don’t cancel out the political and moral negatives

July 19, 2020

Many of us might see Greek life as a wonderful social organization filled with sisterhood and socials, but lurking underneath the surface is blatant racism, classism and exclusion based on looks, rank and more.

The Delta Tau Delta fraternity house on Greek Row. (Hustler Multimedia/Mattigan Kelly)

GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the former brothers of Delta Tau Delta

July 15, 2020

After our failed attempts at reforming the Greek Life system, we are dropping our Greek affiliation in hopes of creating a more unified and inclusive social experience for everyone on Vanderbilt’s campus.

Greek Life is mangled and sunken. (Photo provided by Max Schulman)


July 14, 2020

I was the Diversity & Inclusion Chair for my fraternity; reform wasn’t enough.

sidewalk leading up to brick building with greek letters underneath a clear sky on vanderbilt's greek row

IFC membership is down 37 percent from 2015, six of ten IFC fraternities currently on social suspension

February 23, 2020

At least seven fraternities scheduled to return to campus in the next five years, including Beta Theta Pi this fall.

IN PHOTOS: Lights on the Lawn Kickoff

IN PHOTOS: Lights on the Lawn Kickoff

September 9, 2019

Check out our photo coverage of the Lights on the Lawn pre-show kickoff event