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The two Howard students who allege that their human rights were violated when they didn't get into the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority have been treated pretty roughly around the Web since I wrote about their lawsuit yesterday. For its part, the sorority filed a motion opposing the plaintiffs' requests to suspend the new membership process until the case is sorted out, writing that Cofield and Compton could reapply for graduate student membership in the sorority.
After attending a sorority ceremony in the spring of 2010, the lawsuit claims, Cofield and Compton were forbidden to wear Alpha Kappa Alpha's pink and green colors, as well as any colors that when combined create pink or green no red and white clothing at the same time, for example.
Interested women were mentally tormented by sorors; for example some were instructed by sorors to do something random or silly, only to be immediately berated and castigated in front of other sorors for doing as they were instructed to do.
But the lawsuit also includes some accusations of hazing I wasn't able to cover in the original post—-some serious, some not so much. Buy alcohol for Howard's Founders Week.
So far, everyone involved in the case is keeping quiet—-Howard, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and the plaintiffs' lawyer haven't responded to requests for comment. Hear D.
Use different doors than full-fledged sisters. Pizzagate Footage Released.
The younger Compton and fellow sorority aspirant Lauren Cofield —-who are both currently seniors—-experienced other forms of "hazing," according to their lawsuit. City Desk.
Gossip blog Bossip's reaction was typical of the responses: Interested women were commanded to contact random sorors daily at a certain hour on the minute, and if they failed to do so, the women would be forced to suffer and endure verbal abuse or be disqualified from [membership process] ab initio Being "harangued" at events: According to the complaint, other requirements to enter the sorority included checking in with sisters: Interested women were commanded to contact random sorors daily at a certain hour on the minute, and if they failed to do so, the women would be forced to suffer and endure verbal abuse or be disqualified from [membership process] ab initio.
Will Sommer. District Line Daily: Interested women were told to attend social events under the guise of getting to know other Greek letter organization members, only to be heckled, harangued and humiliated by sorors in front of their peers;.