It’s All Greek To Us

In this vox pop, I chose to highlight students’ views on Greek life at the University of Southern California. I walked around the USC campus interviewing both affiliated and non-affiliated students to get a more universal view of the Greek system. Continue reading “It’s All Greek To Us”

Give Sororities A Shot (Literally)

The infographic I created addresses the consequences of gender discrimination in American Greek life. Exempt from Title IX, these single-sex organizations promote misogyny and rape culture by allowing fraternities more freedom than sororities regarding alcohol policy in chapter houses. Unlike the Interfraternity Conference (IFC), the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) prohibits alcohol in sorority houses which ensures that all alcohol consumption, or partying, can only occur on male territory. This dichotomy significantly exacerbates female vulnerability regarding sexual assault and needs to be reconsidered in regards to grounds for Title IX.

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Raising the Flag on Women

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, Joe Rosenthal, Photograph, 1945
Raising the Flag on Women, Jessica Faltinsky, Digital, 2018

In manipulating Joe Rosenthal’s iconic photograph of United States Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima during WWII, I aimed to highlight the institutionalized sexism ingrained in both our nation’s Greek letter organizations and government. Continue reading “Raising the Flag on Women”