A Webster’s Meets Urban Dictionary For Greek Life Terminology Is The Premier Channel For All Sorority News Around The Globe.

Every group has their own kind of lingo, and Greek life is the same in this matter. Whenever I am on the phone with my parents explaining something regarding my life in a sorority, I feel like I have to stop every other minute to explain what I just said. So, for anybody who understand the struggle, I have compiled a list of words and their definitions that are constantly used when talking about Greek life.

We’ll start with the more legitimate terms that are used when talking about Greek life.

Chapter (noun 1:) How to refer to a specific Greek organization on campus. We refrain from calling them a “house,” because many organizations on campuses throughout the nation are un-housed.

Chapter (noun 2:) A meeting every week that individual chapter’s have with their members to talk about upcoming events and announcements. Also known as the most tedious hour of your week.

NPC: National PanHellenic Council. They run the sorority life show throughout the nation.

PHA: PanHellenic Association. These guys focus on sorority life on specific campuses.

IFC: Interfraternity Council. The guys who take care of all of the fraternities on a campus.

MCGC: Multi-Cultural Greek Council. Greek organizations that embrace different cultures and ethnicities on campus.

NPHC: National PanHellenic Council. The Greek community that consists of African American fraternities and sororities.

Gavel: A meeting at which members of every chapter of a specific Greek council join together to talk about their council as a whole and specific chapter’s involvement in the council.

Now that we have covered the important lingo that you should use when discussing different chapters on campus, let’s get into the Urban Dictionary version of this vocabulary lesson, shall we?

Pair: A social function in which a fraternity and a sorority throw down.

Pre-Game: Getting together with a smaller group to drink a little bit before a main event. Or, if you are going to a date party, the place where you get all of your drinking done in a short amount of time so that you have a buzz when you get to the venue.

Quad: A social function in which two fraternities and two sororities join forces and throw down even harder.

Probo: Probation. It can be academic, social or chapter-wide. Whatever it is, you do not want to be on it, because it basically means “sucking the fun out of your college days.”

Shacking: Staying overnight with the person you are hooking up with.

Shack Shirt: A shirt you get to put on over your going out clothes after having shacked with somebody.

Walk Of Shame: The funniest thing to observe, the saddest thing to experience.

Darty: Day-party. When the weather is nice and you just can’t wait to party, you must have a darty.

E-Board: Executive board, also known as the people you do not want to see you acting outrageous at a party, because they will send you home and put you on social probo.

Frat Rat: A young lady who tends to frequent a certain fraternity on campus so often that she practically has a key-code there. She is almost definitely hooking up with/has hooked up with one or more members of the fraternity.

Tier System: An irrelevant invention that declares which chapters are “top” and “bottom.” Synonymous with “does not matter whatsoever.”

Social Climbers: People who care about the tier system too much. Synonymous with “the worst kind of people.”

Browning Out: Not necessarily blacking out, but definitely being unable to remember elements and timeframes of the night.

Blacking Out: What happens when you take that one last shot and the rest is un-remembered history.

Greek Husband/Wife: Your Greek spouse can be somebody you consider your best friend and would never/have never hooked up with.

Pledges: The kids pledging a fraternity that semester. Also known as the people you need to be really, really nice to because the job of a pledge is not an easy one.

Drunk Brunch: Eating delicious brunch food with your sisters the day after a party and you all find out who shacked with who.

Themed-Party: Typically consist of costumes and extra drunken debauchery.

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The 5 F’s of Life

Everyone knows that life has its ups and downs. Sometimes we can prevent these changes, but a lot of times we cannot, no matter how hard we try! So always keep these 5 F’s of Life in mind and you will find your way out of almost any situation.

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If you were raised to be a southern sorority belle, you know you can’t go through life without Faith. Whether that Faith is in Jesus or another religious affiliation, Faith is the key to living a happy life and fight through the hard times.

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No one is there for you like your family is. They may pass judgment sometimes, but they will always love you no matter what you do. Whether you drunkenly called your parents one night or brought home the town weirdo during your rebellious phase, your family will always be there for you.

Friends

Oh friends! No one understands you better than your friends, especially your sorority sisters! They are there for you when you’ve had a little too much to drink or you need someone to help you pick out your new formal dress. They are there for you no matter what and will never judge you, because they know you will be there for them when they need help.

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What would we do without fraternity guys? They provide us with a place to party every weekend and they always make hilarious stories the next day. Not to mention, fraternity guys make great boyfriends!

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We all know football is the way to any fraternity and southern gentlemen’s heart. We plan our weekends around the big game and not to mention the time we spend planning our next tailgate outfit.

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10 Red Flags Girls Should Notice in a Relationship Before it’s too Late

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Girls, maybe you are in a relationship that is amazing but there is a possibility that he might not be the right one. Take it from me, I wasted almost two whole years on a guy that didn’t deserve me. From the outside looking in everyone could tell we were not good for each other, and knew that our relationship was not healthy but I was oblivious. I was blinded by the “love” I thought he had for me. Now looking back on my relationship that failed (for a good reason) I wish I would have been warned about these red flags.

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10. If he tries to control your life in anyway- may that be your social life, your plans for your own success, or your dreams. Think about yourself before anyone, even him. He may say he loves you, he knows what is best, or that its “what you should do” but he has no right to influence your future.

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9. If you’re fighting almost every other day even if it is about “just stupid things” and he never can admit he is wrong he is not the man for you. A true man can admit he is wrong. A coward of a man will make you regret ever bringing up something that bothers you, and makes you beg for his forgiveness.

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18 College Girls You’re Totally Tired Of

1. The girl who says “I live for” the following items: Starbucks, Lily Pulitzer, Kate Spade or Lululemon

I once overheard a girl say she “lived for” the Baskin Robbin coffee flavors at Dunkin Donuts. I immediately wept for womankind.

2. The girl who says “I don’t do drama” and then starts 95% of the drama in her friend group.

There’s a special place in Hell reserved for these women.

3. The girl who takes incredibly artistic or morose Instagram pictures to mask her surprisingly dull personality OR WORSE Instagrams everything she eats.

Acting like your life is the worst, when in fact you are super privileged, DOES NOT MAKE YOU INTERESTING!

4. The girl who thinks the way to win a boy’s affection is by being overly aggressive in public or acting as if she’s offended by EVERY thing he says just to have an excuse to hit him (touch his biceps). Also included in this- every girl who acts dumber than she actually is as an attempt to win over a guy.

Men are smarter than you think, so don’t play dumb.

5. The girl who wears 400 dollar gym outfits but NEVER actually exercises in them. This also includes the girl who takes over the mat yet does nothing on it but play with her phone.

If you go to the gym and don’t actually move at any point, were you even really there?

6. The girl who says “Oh my god, I’ve missed you! We should totally hang out soon” despite knowing full well said interaction will never occur.

Girl, let’s not lie to each other. We are NEVER EVER getting back together.

7. Every girl who acts like she’s best friends with her suite mate but does nothing but talk shit about her behind her back.

PLAY NICE, FUCKERS!

8. The girl who thinks her womanhood is an excuse to slut-shame other ladies. While we’re at it, let’s also throw in the girls who claim to be feminists yet don’t accept Trans women.

You all have got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it ok for guys to call you sluts and whores.

9. The girl who wears an EXTREMELY bright lip color early in the morning (basically every single hipster girl in college.)

It’s 7 am AKA too damn early for your visual assault upon my eyes.

10. The girl who will dump her friends at a moment’s notice for a guy with a pencil dick.

Peenies are only temporary! Friends are forever.

11. The girl who makes a Snapchat story every time she takes a shot or chugs a beer.

Congratulations, you can drink me under a table. Now crawl under a rock.

12. The girl who says we’ll be leaving at 10:30 to go to the club but isn’t ready to head out until 11:30.

I know time is supposed to be relative, but DAMN BITCH MOVE!

13. The girl who always asks you to be free for her semi-formal in the off chance that she can’t find a date (YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE, MUFFIN HEADS!)

I have proven time and time again that I am a *wonderful* date. I should always be your first option, bitch-unless you can find a guy who will bang you after the dance…because I can’t do that for you.

14. The girl who considers a trip to a bar to be a fail if someone doesn’t purchase a drink for her.

What part of feminism is buying women drinks?

15. The girl who waits 2 months to do her laundry and then takes over the room for an ENTIRE day.

TAKE YOUR THONGS OUTTA HERE SO I CAN WASH MY BASIC TEES PURCHASED AT TARGET!

16. The girl who thinks her natural beauty is an excuse to treat everyone around her like shit.

Beauty is only temporary but locking you in the trunk of a car and pushing it over a cliff is foreva.

17. The girl who thinks of gay guys as lap dogs because she never met a homo until they moved here from Bumfuck, Ohio and her only knowledge of them is what she learned watching Bravo.

Don’t call us fierce or fabulous, or I will release a fierce and fabulous cheetah on you.

18. The girl who CANNOT handle her alcohol and makes sure that everyone else in the bar knows that, either by puking on everything or trying to pick a fight with any random person.

This ain’t Flavor of Love, you ain’t New York, so sit your bandeaux skirt wearing ass DOWN.

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Why Not Having a Roommate is the Best Choice I’ve Made in College

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Surviving college without a roommate? Some of you may think it’d be impossible, others probably think I’m crazy, and I might be, but opting to not have a roommate my freshman year of college is definitely the best choice I’ve made at college so far. After having all of my friends and family ask me the same question, “How are you going to make friends?”, I doubted my choice to have a single dorm room, but now, as the school year progresses, I’m not regretting my decision to pay the extra money to have a room of my own. Here are some of the reasons why I think having a room of my own is one of the best decisions I’ve made so far.

10. No Pants, No Problem

Personally, when I’m just hanging out in my room and watching Netflix I don’t want to be fully dressed. If I were to have a roommate, I would have to worry about being uncomfortable around them if I were only semi-dressed. Also, I would be nervous about their friends coming into our room when I’m just hanging out half dressed. I also like the fact that if I decide to shower, and I don’t want to get dressed right away, I can lay in my bed in my towel without judgement.

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9. I Already Have a Mom

I’ve noticed that some of my friends’ roommates act like their second mom by constantly asking them where they are going and what time they will be back to the room. I’m at college now, and I can take care of myself. I’m happy to not have someone constantly checking up on me. If I wanted that, I would have stayed at home with my parents.

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8. I’m Not Really a People Person

I love meeting new people, but I’m not a big fan of being around people all the time. Without a roommate, I have complete control over who is in my room at all times. If I want people over I can choose to have them over, and if I really don’t want to be around people I don’t have to be. Having complete jurisdiction over when I have to be around people is the best advantage of a single room in my opinion.

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7. It’s MY Stuff

When it comes to sharing, I’m more than happy to help, depending on what it is. I don’t think I’d be very happy to find out that my roommate had been using my favorite perfume, wearing my clothes, or eating my favorite snacks. Being a broke college student sucks, and I definitely wouldn’t want to buy things for myself that my roommate will be using too.

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6. I’m Not the Cleanest Person

At any given time, my dorm room probably looks like a tornado came through with the amount of clothes and text books scattered across the room. By not having a roommate, I don’t have to worry about somebody disapproving of my cleaning habits. Like I said before, if I wanted someone to tell me when to clean my room, it’d be my mom, not another teenager.

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Wine is what makes the world go around, or, at least that’s what we like to think. Sorority girls across the nation actually adore this classic drink and here are the reasons why.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 Thoughts You’ve Had While Working Out

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We can all admit that obtaining a six pack, nice ass and slim waist is the goal BUT it is a LOT of work. We have all had that fit kick where we swear to workout everyday and eat healthy, right? Now can we all admit that working out is the real struggle? There are distractions, its hard, you’re tired, you want to eat and did I mention its hard..

10. When you’re doing a circuit that was planned for a certain time.. you look at the stop watch and there is still THREE MINUTES LEFT?? are you kidding me?! I feel like I have being doing this forever!

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9. When you’re doing cardio (uh ew) and you kick the treadmill up to a higher setting and tell yourself “ill run for one mile”. You start off at a good pace and you’re pretty proud of yourself until you look down and its only been .2 of a mile and you’re huffing and puffing. Yeahhhh ill just run half a mile instead.

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78. Clemson University

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76. SUNY Albany

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73. University of San Diego

72. Auburn University

71. Iowa State University

70. University Of Kansas

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68. University Of South Carolina

67. Colorado State University

66. Temple University

65. Miami University

64. Ohio University

63. Hofstra University

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10 Reasons Why Taylor Swift’s Songs Speak To Every Girl’s Heart

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10. Blank space

We all sing this song at the top of our lungs. What can we say we fall for the hot player type and when we go to vent to our friends they just tell us to stop falling for that type. One day you feel content after a good hookup and the next day he is chatting up the next pretty girl at the bar right in front of you. Makes all of us want to crash a golf club on a car eh?

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9. Bad Blood

Being bitter and hypocritical about love is all you. This song is basically your anthem for being done wrong although in some cases we are too stubborn to admit we were equally at fault. How fast something can go from being 0-100  real quick on the hate scale is perfectly described in this song. May the vendettas flow.

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8. New Romantics

To any girl going through tough times this song cries out to you. The lyrics “cause baby I could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me” signifies all the critics and haters you have had to face much like Taylor. The strongest women are the ones that go through the most, and this song is your anthem to attest that.

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7. We Are Never Getting Back Together

Another one to sing at the top of our lungs, it gives us motive for not getting back together or talking to that scumbag ex again. Whether they used us or cheated, no matter how good the six pack or the body, say no thanks. If Taylor could say no to Harry Styles , we all got the confidence to say no to our past exes.

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6. I Knew You Were Trouble

We know we like the bad boys. Can we help it?(no) Do we still fall for them? (yes) Is the aftermath bad? (maybe)

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5. Begin Again




This song gives us hope. One where we will find the right one, someone who will laugh at our jokes no matter how dumb. Someone who will be a gentlemen in all aspects. Should we just book our tickets to Paris already and find him?

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4. Love Story

What can you say, you love to daydream and basically think you are a princess incarnate. You know love is never easy but just as in the old days you’re a hopeless romantic who thinks love never fails. Who doesn’t want to run in a field with a poofy dress into the arms of her dashing prince?

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3. Picture to Burn

This song all gave us hope to deal with our exes. Picture burning as taught to us from Taylor can be highly therapeutic. And they probably weren’t all that to begin with. Why be with someone who wouldn’t let you drive their pickup truck but let someone else anyways?!

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2. Tim McGraw

This is for the ladies that miss the old Taylor twang and are reminiscing on summer nights with their summer loves when all that mattered was the stars and the lake and the pickup truck. Summer loves can never be forgotten and this song is a prime example of this and how one song can pick up all memory. Or maybe you just reminisce on having a country boy to do country things with. Either or.

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1. Teardrops on my Guitar

Boy is this a classic! We all know that this is the ONE song that got us all hooked. We all have had that one guy we crushed after but who had another girl. In the quotes of Tswift “She’s got everything that I’ve had to live without” Being the underdog sucks but we have all been there and being able to relate to all of our damaged hearts is why we will always love Taylor.

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12 Types Of Girls You’ll Find In Every Sorority

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Regardless of what letters you wear, there’s always a little bit of sugar, spice, and everything nice in every sorority. Life would be boring if every sister acted the same. Here are some personality types that I’m sure we’ve all encountered:

12. The Artsy Craftswoman.

If you need something drawn, help with a poster, or even crafting for your little, she’s always a hop, skip, and a jump away. She’s the artist of your sorority and you definitely utilize her.

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11. The Party Goer.

She’s the one “for a good time call”. She’s your gal when you need a break away from your schoolwork and you just need to let loose and have fun.

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10. The Grandma aka “House Mom”.

There’s always that one sister that looks out for the needs and best interests of others in the pack. She occasionally stays in, because she’s had her share of life in the fast lane, but she never minds being DD.

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9. The Medical Student.

If you’re ever struggling in those hard biology or chemistry classes, she’s the answer to your prayers. There’s always the one that excels in sciences and will most likely become the doctor of the sorority.

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8. The Quiet And Humble.

She’s very down to earth and loving. She pulls you back in when you feel you’ve gone to far. She has a heart of gold and prefers to live more cautiously and reserved than the rest of your group.

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7. Your Go-To-Girl If You Love Food.

Whenever you’re in the mood to eat out or stop and get food between classes, just make her hotline bling. Sorority girls love food, and this one will definitely never let you eat alone.

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26 Thoughts When Stalking Someone’s Instagram

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We all do it. One second we’re scrolling down our feed and then we somehow managed to make it all the way to that guy in our Chem classes girlfriend’s cousin’s best friend’s sister’s profile on a picture from 153 weeks ago. How does this even happen? What are we even thinking when we do this?

26. Who’s that with _____ (insert name of friend/acquaintance) ? *proceeds to click on username*

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25. Yeah! Their profile isn’t on private!!! *now i can look at all their pictures* *evil smirk*

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24. WHOA–she is super super pretty.

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23. Wow. Her bio is pretty witty, yet simple.

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22. OMG SHE HAS A CAT. OMG IT’S SO CUTE. OMG SHE’S A CAT PERSON.

so fluffy im gonna die

21. AND she likes popsicles.

imso happy

20. AND she goes to GOOD BANDS concerts.

so excited may vomit

19. AND she’s in a sorority.

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18. AND she takes really artsy pics.

so hip

17. I should take a cool picture like that.

cool cool cool

16. Man, that’s a really cute outfit. *I could never pull that off though*

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15. AWH her and her big are perrrrrf *fam goals*

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14. AWH her and her boyfriend are SO ADORABLE.

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