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Greek Life - Michael Samuels 9/29/08 SMPA 110W Doyle Greek...

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Michael Samuels 9/29/08 SMPA 110W Doyle Greek Life Dirty rush is a tactic used by Greek organizations to lure certain kids away from other Greek houses or to claim territory on an individual before another chapter has the chance. Rush, the life-blood of campus Greek life, determines the futures of hundreds of George Washington University students each year. During the last couple weeks of September, boys and girls alike, take turns exploring each respective fraternity or sorority. The processes for each, while different in nature, serves the same purpose of matching the rush with the appropriate Greek house. However, dirty rush goes beyond the system, but remains prevalent at GWU. Activities such as unregistered house parties are used to attract freshman and other rushes to a particular fraternity so that they can get the first dibs of the new call of people. Dirty rush is strictly prohibited by both the Pan- Hellenic Board and the Inter Fraternity Council at George Washington University. It is not clear what percent of GW chapters use dirty rush tactics, but its
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SMPA 110W taught by Professor Michaeldoyle during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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