Rhino Poaching in South Africa

Rhino Poaching in South Africa

In the early twentieth century, rhino populations in Africa and Asia had an approximate worldwide population of 500,000. By 2011, the Western black rhino had been declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and only 29,000 rhinos exist in the wild in total.

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Go Greek with ZTA

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With only a few weeks left until Fall 2015 sorority recruitment begins, I started thinking about all the reasons I am glad I went through the recruitment process at NYU just one year ago. I decided to rush my sophomore year and it was one of the best decisions I’ve made. It not only made a large school a little bit smaller, but allowed me to meet my best friends at NYU and get involved with my school, community, and numerous organizations.  Read more

End of the Year

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This weekend seeing my extended family I realized exactly how quickly this past year has gone. “You just ended your freshman year,” my aunts and uncles would ask, and I would have to respond that no, surprisingly I just finished my sophomore year. They would then say how quickly it passed and asked how my year was. I would close my eyes and think about a few memories and smile back, responding “Really, it was great.”

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Non-Conformity to Fall Fashion

Christmas decorations are being set up on the Walgreens in Astor Place. Ice skating rinks are starting to open. It could start snowing in a few weeks. It was in the 50’s in New York City this past week. I still refuse to wear a jacket until November.

Ice-Skating last early November in Central Park
Ice-Skating last early November in Central Park

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Breast Cancer Awareness

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About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Unfortunately breast cancer affects all our lives. As everybody should know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and breast cancer awareness is Zeta Tau Alpha’s philanthropy!

Throughout October, Zetas partner with the National Football League to distribute pink awareness ribbons at NFL stadiums across the country, and with Susan G. Komen® to sponsor the Survivor Program at Races for the Cure®.

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NYU Fall Recruitment

Zeta Fall Recruitment

What is it like to undergo the Fall Recruitment process at NYU? 

NYU has a relatively small Greek Life compared to many large schools, with around 3000 participants equating to about 13% of NYU’s student population. The recruitment process of rushing one of the eight sororities or the multiple multi-cultural chapters varies. The main Fall Recruitment process for seven of the eight sororities was held over two weekends.

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