“All they do is party”, “they pay for their friends”, “their parents pay for everything”, “they haze”, “they’re always doing drugs and drinking alcohol”, “it’s a waste of 4 years”, “they’re fake and hate each other”, “the guys are d*****bags and the girls are who***”, and I could go on forever. There are negative connotations associated with people who are in Greek life. Many of those stereotypes stem from movies, tv shows, and even real life occurrences, but that does not mean that all Greek organizations are the same and definitely not the ones at UMBC.
I’m sure many will think and ask yourselves why this topic is important and relevant when there are many other problems in the world. This topic is important because