Letters, Feb. 3, 1947

Shocking Story


Thank you for your comment in the horrid story of a high-school sorority initiation [TIME, Jan. 13], to the effect that the properly shocked foreign lady was assured by her U.S. friends "that it was not typical of college sororities." . . .

The National Interfraternity Conference, composed of the national collegiate social men's fraternities, does not favor high-school organizations calling themselves fraternities and sororities. The Conference also is, and for some years has been, vigorously on record with their members and with all college administrations in opposition to hazing...

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