It looks like Columbia’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter is at it again. At this year’s bid night, Columbia’s ever-so-problematic group of srat girls said “hasta la vista” to the racist mixer outfits, and instead took their offense to Hollywood!
Earlier this morning, Bwog received an anonymous tip alleging Theta had shown a video to their new members during this Monday’s bid night containing disparaging comments towards Columbia’s Delta Gamma sorority. The video allegedly contains clips of two executive officers of Columbia’s Delta Sigma Phi fraternity exclaiming “Fuck DG!”, at which point another alleged member of Delta Sig responds off camera, “don’t worry, I already fucked half of them.”
New and existing members of Theta were told to deny the existence of the video. Despite this suggestion, multiple members of Theta (who wish to remain anonymous) have confirmed the existence of the video to Bwog.
According to our tipster, the video has been taken to the Greek Judicial Board, and members of Theta’s executive board have expressed concerns about getting their charter revoked if their national officers find out about this incident.
We have reached out to IGC, IFC, Panhell, and Columbia Greek Life, and have received no comment on the handling of the matter. Additionally, Theta and Delta Sig have yet to respond to our request for comment.
@RHO Gamma You know, during all of recruitment, sorority women have to temporarily disaffiliafe & act as impartial recruitment officers. We have to sit in recruitment rooms for six hours at a time, bored to death, to monitor for dirty recruiting.
I thought the whole thing was a waste of time. Because sororities show such respect for each other during recruitment. But apparently, on Bid Day, the second there is no one watching, Theta will release a video like this.
Really, Thetha? What the hell.
To everyone saying “be mad at the frat” — it’s worse to be betrayed by members of a panhell sisterhood than by some frat losers.
Love to DG.
@Sorority Recuritment is Legit Glad theta has such strong sisterhood…clearly their rush and recruitment is airtight and would never let anyone in who would spread
This info/video…oh wait…
@CU '17 But are they more offensive than the ’95-’96 Bulls?
@Thomas Oh my gooooodness someone said something mean about someone else. Everyone commence clutching your pearls.
Who gives a shit.
@Anonymous When it perpetuates slut shaming ya I think we all should clutch our pearls
@Thomas You’re an idiot.
@cc '17 BWOG’S BACK #tybasedbwog
@Member of another sorority I don’t understand why when one frat or sorority does some stupid shit it tars us all. Theta and DG have a consistent track record of slut shaming and racism, yet other sororities which have done their best to change the culture and reform offensive parts of Greek life (like AXO making sure that all hair types are allowed in recruitment, or AOpi’s commitment to admitting girls on qualifications beyond looks) are tarred with the same brush. We are separate organizations and should be treated separately.
@Anonymous Exactly, *we are separate organizations* so why are trying to associate DG with racism and slut shaming? You obviously no nothing about the members of Delta Gamma who continue to be some of the loudest student activists on campus.
@Anonymous “you obviously no nothing”
@Anonymous Oops, I messed up in an internet comment. Stand by my original statement.
@Anonymous we must also acknowledge the fact that this is simply the doing of two single persons, a guy and a girl, and that a whole organization/fraternity/sorority really shouldn’t be the one taking the blame for the disgusting act of just two individuals
@IFC Member However when you become a part of a Greek organization, unfortunately to the public, your individual actions represent the organization as a whole so you have to step up, accept the responsibility, and not do anything that can embarrass you or your organization unless you want stuff like this to happen.
@anonymous the guy who said that and the girl who filmed it and made the video should just disaffiliate as consequences for their actions
@lol the guys who said it are the pres and vp of delta sig
@Anonymous What a great display of sisterhood! Fraternity until it becomes necessary to eat your own.
@Anonymous actually no, bid night activities/videos must be approved by the executive board, including the director of new member education, so this was far beyond two individuals
@Misogyny I understand why some people are saying it’s misogynistic to blame only theta. I agree, the men in the video made a disgusting comment about another group of students and that kind of behavior should not be tolerated. However, I have to say that the blame for this situation has to fall almost completely on Theta’s shoulders.
Bid night videos are meticulously edited as they the first things that new members see after accepting their bids. This was not a slip up. Theta leadership intended for their pledges to see this and to perpetuate this type of behavior. The women of Theta had the opportunity to call the frat boys out on their bs when the comments were made. They could have also simply CUT IT OUT OT THE VIDEO. Instead they chose to make it a part of their new member education and for that they deserve whatever backlash they receive.
@ty thank you!!!!!!!
@alum just playing devil’s advocate here, but…what if the frat guy actually did fuck half of DG?
@disgusting. you and everyone else who upvoted this are misogynist pigs who perpetuate a system in which incidents like this are considered okay. slut-shaming should never be okay.
@Thomas Hysterical much?
@Ummmm!!mm!M!M!M Y’all quick to judge theta girls when it was a frat boy that made the derogatory comments in the first place. Lovin’ me some Bwog and misogyny!!!!!!
@Uhhhh ok but also theta endorsed the view by showing the video. The frat guys were not in the right here but theta was the one who taped it
@Anonymous bid night is supposed to be the happiest night of joining a sorority – all about getting to know each-other/celebrating the chapter. producing/approving/and screening a video of drunk frat boys shitting on other sororities rather than getting to know the newbies is about the tackiest and lamest thing you could do
@BC 17 So does that make theta the gay srat or DG??
@Naming Names Delta Sig officers? Just the president and vice-president/Carman RA. What great student leaders we have in this community!
@Ohh Was this the guy that fudged the panhel board elections???
@nope Nope different fraternity
@anon This needs to be a wakeup call for the national leadership of Kappa Alpha Theta. The chapter that exists on Columbia’s campus is a disgrace. Their misguided arrogance, racism, sexism, and lack of respect for anyone else certainly cannot reflect the ideals that a national Greek organization like Kappa Alpha Theta would theoretically pride themselves on.
@Anonymous who caresssssss
@Damn right My up vote was not in the spirit I think you intended it to be
@Anonymous Thank you for another really thoughtful piece of journalism
not only is this all rumors but shouldn’t the piece be condemning the frat guys for even saying this?
@Anonymous i think the fact is that theta is already in hot water because of said offensive pics- this looks increasingly bad for them if they want to continue to exist at CU. (However i agree the men should also be implicated further). also its not all rumors, definitely facts. sad and pathetic, but very true.
@Not in theta That was two years ago…
@... ^since then they have numerous infractions due to recruitment violations also known as “dirty rushing”
@Anonymous Yeah, don’t see how it’s related aside from providing history. Also worth noting that no one currently on Bwog is even old enough to have been here for the last Theta scandal, let alone the ZBT one.
@The Shadowy Mask SPECSUCKS STRIKES AGAIN!!!
@Anonymous Finger in mouth? More like foot in mouth.
@Anonymous More like dick in mouth
@LMAO HAHAHA theta is pathetic.
@Anonymous Well… Thetans. You know.
(Ask a Scientologist, they’ll tell you. :) )
@Seriously? No bid.