If you aren't familiar, all the pledges are naked in a line in a circle. whatever floats your boat, fellas. The elephant is the unofficial symbol of Delta Sigma Theta. “Frat” is generally a term of derision, like saying “nig” or “kike”. What a conundrum. Aren’t you?” “I’m not touching your dick, Roger!” he retorted as anger grew in his voice. I never had to reach up under their groins grasping for man meat. Moving on from taking ass swats with a paddle to walking and holding each others’ hangdowns even seems like a natural progression. It is based upon the novel Elephant Walk by "Robert Standish", the pseudonym of the English novelist Digby George Gerahty … 851,144, This story has been shared 191,035 times. I can feel it!” “Are you talking about the elephant walk again, you sick son of a bitch?” Dorfman fired back. not sure why. In the image, four fully clothed men are seen simulating the ritual by holding objects in front of their crotches. Did you actually have to grab another guy’s package? When a bunch of bros get on all fours, nekkid, and stick their thumbs in the bunghole in front of them and lick the fudge of their thumbs. The local chapter of Delta Chi didn’t respond to a request for comment. If so, was it awful? Privacy Notice If so which ones - Indiana University Bloomington - IU Discussion Because when something bad happens in a really big car – accidentally speeding through the middle of a gang of unruly young people who have been taunting you in a drive-in restaurant, for … With pressure from universities and national offices, and with the ever-present threat of litigation, fraternities can no longer get away with some of the hazing rituals of old. Frats gonna frat. Sacramento State said they received a tip Jan. 26 that Delta Chi ordered pledges three years ago to partake in the activity, which typically involves walking naked in a line while holding the genitals of the person behind, the State Hornet reported. So, I am initiating a call to all of you who understand and resonate with what I’ve shared. The only thing I do know is that contrary to what I thought as a child is that I can’t be the only one who feels this way. Huh, Rodge? Dicks out, chicks out. Think about this earnestly before you dismiss it. That’s camaraderie. “Are you talking about the elephant walk again, you sick son of a bitch?” Dorfman fired back. Of course I am. Also the elephant walk most definitely does exist. Pledge A: “I’m gonna grab your dick. Still can’t tell the satire:truth ratio of that column, may the Lord be with you, Dorn. Exhausted and weary, they laid down to grab some shut eye, only the conditions for sleeping were far from ideal. I can't speak to the validity, this was just word of mouth. Origins. You put one hand through you legs and grab the dick of the guy behind you and put your thumb up the ass of the guy in front of you. Often, it takes place right before a minimum interval takeoff. Before 10:30 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m., our elephants may not be visible on the webcams. He honestly looked really sad when we told him that wasn’t going to happen.” “I like most of the new pledges,” said fraternity member “Fat Dave” McCoy. Unfortunately, it gets worse. “As part of its commitment to the safety of its campus community, Sacramento State has absolutely no tolerance for hazing, and every allegation is thoroughly investigated,” the university said in a statement. Page 1 of 1 #1 by: I luv it Jan 13, 2020 7:51:30 PM #1 . Fraternity Recruitment. Your California Privacy Rights I got a very important question to ask you. Some blogger or “journalist” is going to read this and the sarcasm is going to go embarrassingly over their head. 3. This way, we don’t have to walk without our dicks in our hands. elephant walk was done by taking ur left hand through ur legs behind you, and grabbing the person's right hand who was ur pledge partner. I mean, they made us do some pretty messed up stuff. That’s a bond that a herd of opposite direction-walking elephants couldn’t break. Could it have been that bad? February 7, 2019 | 4:37pm | Updated February 7, 2019 | 6:30pm, A California college is investigating reports claiming fraternity pledges were forced to participate in a hazing ritual known as the “elephant walk.”. 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And just think, as close as these two American war heroes became, they never elephant walked. i cant tell if you’re lazy or stupid, dorn, Well, he’s both, but I’m not sure what that has to do with this column. 156,316, © 2021 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved 2. Soy sauce chugs. Picnic. Not positive about this, but I’m pretty sure a “Dillon” is an old wooden boat. None of that over-the-pants bullshit either. Couldn’t they have parlayed some pledge paddling into an E.W.? He agreed to join a frat because he had a good time and hooked up at … Post Reply. Rioter in horned helmet who sat in Pence’s chair amid Capitol siege busted. PS, I can’t talk about frats and hazing without throwing it back to one of the best blog stories … Sitemap Alas, we never walked like elephants. This story has been shared 851,144 times. If kegs aren’t your things, drink before going out. Remember the scene in Forrest Gump when Forrest and Bubba are in Vietnam and had just laid down to get some sleep after a long day fighting Viet Congs for the US of A? Your Ad Choices This story has been shared 156,316 times. Repeat until everyone has had the pleasure of tasting everyone else. Text messages exchanged between two members of that fraternity in December 2016 advocated the so-called "Elephant Walk," which is defined by The Urban Dictionary: "Often used for hazing where a group of guys form a straight line and grab the genitals of the guy in back of them with one hand and put their thumb in … ... Alot of what we define as hazing for men don't really work for women. I agree, most heinous over exaggeration of the fraternity system I've ever seen. Is it? But, at the end of the night, you’ll find that the quality of your drink doesn’t really matter anymore. Only had to read the title to know it was written by Dorn. And to be honest, hazing increases the brotherhood. In the late afternoon, they go back in the barn to have dinner. Hazing has changed. 2; 1; 366 Views; Report. “It took so much courage for Mr. Dorn to write such a brave article”- Gawker next week, wait you guys I thought this was the real deal, I read “I was pissed we didn’t do it” Stop reading, now I know your gay. I can certainly understand. All I want to know is what idiot took that picture.. I’m only okay with elephant walk if the participants are wearing sperrys, that way at least i’ll get a boner. Here’s the thing: the 2012 University of Southern Mississippi graduate actually has some decent credentials (Note: I’m not including his résumé because it could possibly give away his identity). Nothing (homo)sexual in nature or anything like that, but they made us do some things and eat some crap that still conjures up terrible memories. Did they really make you do it? We've received your submission. The topic of discussion moved forward. But at some, after the film ends, many members, particularly male, walk out in protest claiming they don't do the things depicted in the film. The girls matter just as much (if not more) than the guys do. Elephant Walk is a 1954 American drama film produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by William Dieterle, and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch and Abraham Sofaer.. Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Your California Privacy Rights Fraternity Initiations - The Elephant Walk Fraternities throughout the 1970s engaged in many initiation activities that were "rites of passage" for the new pledges. Truthfully, I was pretty pissed off we never did it. Only one or two elephant walks per pledge class would suffice, in my opinion. He just didn’t get it. Kegs and Eggs. All organizations have operating costs, … Would a good old-fashioned elephant walk session have been that far outside the norm of our regular hazing activities? U-Haul bottle kills. but most of … Hey, Scooter, there’s somethin’ I’ve been thinkin’ about. I'm going to have to agree with Solomonm, all the frats, or at least IFC frats haze. They asked with sincere demeanors, “Is all that stuff about the elephant walk true, Rodge? Fraternities; Sororities ← Go Back poll: who does the best elephant walk by: Horton Jan 13, 2020 7:47:01 PM. (Elsewhere on the web, see more Forward Control Jeeps in Hatari at The FC Connection. And I never touched or grabbed any of their penises. 6,076 Would a Trump victory over the FDA save your … Zookeepers clean the yard and put out treats in the morning, while the elephants are in their barn having their morning bath. Share this post. That would just be gay. If you grab a wiener, and it doesn’t become erect, you know he’s not gay. Every time the pledge master yells "Jump" u jump. “We have a lot of questions and that’s all part of the investigation.”. The maximum level of brotherhood is attainable. Like brothers and stuff. We met up for lunch just to catch up and i asked him how the frat was, said it was pretty awesome and he made some great friends. But I don't know of anybody that actually does that. You have no choice but to be nice to a brother when his hand is full of your wiener. “But Kyle is a little intense. a dance a male stripper preforms. Mike Tyson podcast descends into chaos: 'I would’ve killed him', Rachel Uchitel says she’s ‘target’ of new beau’s wife, Jeffrey Epstein was potential target in a ‘Catch A Predator’-style sting, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit social media for good, How to Watch Alex Trebek’s Last Episode of ‘Jeopardy’, © 2021 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved, No charges to be filed in death of Cornell freshman 'hazed' at frat party, LSU frat member arrested after hazing landed pledge on life support, 3 SUNY frats suspended over sexual assault, hazing allegations, Naked 'basket tosses' in middle of Kentucky's cheerleading hazing downfall, Steve Bannon's podcast shuttered by YouTube over false 2020 election claims, Gov. Florence Letcher Toms, one of the 22 original founders of the sorority, enjoyed collecting elephants, and many members of the sorority collect elephants in remembrance of her. Im thinking about rushing and think hazing should be allowed and is tolerable to an extent. Toms graduated from Harvard and received her diploma from William Howard … they like to act like country music lovin hicks and only vote republican. That's why they put FIJI on most of their shirts and whatnot. There were times during a pre-haze session lineup where I’d turn to the pledge brother next to me — his name was Dorfman, next to your boy in the alphabetical lineup — and whisper gleefully, “I think tonight’s finally gonna be the night, Dorf! I too had heard all the outlandish, ominous tales of the infamous elephant walk before ever setting foot on campus. With your hand on a dude’s wiener, or with his hand on yours, you really have no choice but to trust him, and to form an intimate bond with him. I never saw my pledge brothers’ naked, downtrodden bodies. “We need a lot of information to know what all is going on in that picture,” Beth Lesen, a dean, told the school newspaper. Link to post Share on other sites. No shortcuts. ), When the herding car blows a tire, there is a shockingly sudden and violent rollover which will have you commenting on the value of a rollbar, and wondering how Kurt and the Frenchman He came up to me the other day and started asking when they would need to do the elephant walk. It terrified me at the time, but then I thought, Nah, there’s no way they do that stuff anymore. … The Real Frats: SAE: good ole country conservatives boys. Terms of Use You can’t be too close with your brothers, right? As I understood it, the term “elephant walk” referred to a group of fraternity pledges standing in a single-file line, naked, walking, and connected by their hands holding onto each others’ cranks. Authorities were also recently able to learn of an instance where fraternity members forced hopeful frat brothers to perform what is known as the “Elephant Walk,” which involved grabbing penises and inserting thumbs into each other’s rectums. This story has been shared 851,144 times. To me, this smacks of denial. This story has been shared 191,035 times. I mean thank god they didn’t Elephant Walk this guy, he’d call in the fucking Counter-Terrorism Unit. The majority of frats dont do elephant walks or play the soggy biscuit game, despite what you may think. Then, they have the option of spending some time … A lot of frats have sweethearts: girls who serve as the female face of the fraternity. The university hasn’t suspended Delta Chi in the wake of the allegations, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported. Link to post Share on other sites. you do realize that 8 of the 10 ceo's of the top 10 companies in the united states were from SOCIAL fraternities, a good portion of the senate, congress..house of reps were in social fraternities, treasurer of the usa, a former president of the united states were all in social fraternities, and in general, the … when do you give out bids? don't why there are so many haters, it's a truly intimate bonding … We should have participated. Phi Gamma Delta is one of the few Greek-letter organizations in North America to … Dorf used to act like such a homo during those lineups. ‘Cause we be watchin’ out for one another. I know they did what one would call the Elephant Walk in the movie. Also, FIJI does the elephant walk. Cuomo unveils proposals to speed up elections as part of 2021 State of State address, Lessons from Georgia and other commentary, Dominion Voting Systems sues Sidney Powell for $1.3B over election fraud claims. The threat of it never existed during my pledgeship, though. You know why we a good partnership, Scooter? All that stuff is a myth, designed to scare pledges. But normal fraternities don't make you do gay sh#t like that. However, do any Frats at IU do extreme stuff? Posted By: Horton Jan 13, 2020 7:47:01 PM. that coupled with the fact that he and his two lab partners/frat buddies were unable to follow a simple rule like "clean up after yourself" made for quite an enjoyable semester for me :(edit: to be fair, maybe those guys like doing the elephant walk. Bubba comes up with a great idea, suggesting that he and Forrest lean against each other, back-to-back, in order to stabilize themselves and find comfort. Link up form a circle with the other pledges and start walkin. 191,035, This story has been shared 156,316 times. 3. American fraternity culture and the "elephant walk" I was talking to my buddy in college who has since joined a frat since we met freshman year and i havent really seen him much. But the media has to avoid being homophobic. You can’t fully trust a man until you know the girth of his weiner. The term elephant walk dates to World War II when large fleets of allied bombers would conduct attacks in missions containing … 4. Claims of things like “elephant walks” (don’t Google it) or “awful waffles” (don’t Google it) as required parts of pledgeship are used by outsiders to the Greek system against fraternities as a whole and by fraternities looking to discredit or embarrass other local chapters on campus. Well done. May as well try to get rid of the elephant walk. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I’m still the same old Rodge.” Then, that was that. How would you like to go into the shrimpin’ business with me?”. Overall, though, it's the bigness of the car that counts the most. I’m talking fully unclothed, skin on skin action. And of course I’m not gay. The anonymous sender identified themselves as a former member of Greek life and included a photo, the student newspaper reported. Given his experience, skills, and unbridled audacity, he could dominate this pozish. Obviously, it had been done before (see above photo from Indiana University in the ’70s – Mark Cuban actually appears in the photo near the top left, standing in the doorway with the letterman jacket on), but times have changed. I have heard rumors that several fraternities at the University of Florida make all of their pledges do something called "The Elephant Walk." The elephant walk is a ritual that requires the pledges to mimic the procession of elephants, commonly seen at circuses. They're just not doing what you'd typicaly think of as hazing. In no way does this video actually reflect fraternities or what they do. If you feel in your heart a loud, “yes, yes, yes!” to what I’ve written above, I request that you do share your … Welcome to the new generation Old Man Gates. Part 1: New recruits are being publically hazed and humiliated during initiation into a fraternity. Only, my mind was stuck on the elephant walk thing. “They don’t really get to enjoy St. John’s as a school they just come and go to classes but like for us, because of all the events we do we’re always on campus trying to make people aware that there’s other things to do … and that promotes people being [here].” There are 11 fraternities that remain on campus. I began wondering why the actives never made us participate in the age-old pledge ritual. But why not? Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Thanks for contacting us. they do have some studs. S/B/D—185/165/205 (sumo w/ straps) 08-06-2012, 09:21 PM #9 Just because they aren't making their pledges do the elephant walk doesnt mean they aren't hazing. Not considered proper speech. Branding. As I understood it, the term “elephant walk” referred to a group of fraternity pledges standing in a single-file line, naked, walking, and connected by their hands holding onto each others’ cranks. Are you a gay boy now, Rodge?” I answered coyly, “No, we didn’t do the elephant walk. I bet they barely do any physical hazing, actually. People who join “frats” prefer to have them called “fraternities”. Share this post. The Delta Chi fraternity is accused of forcing members to participate in the "elephant walk." School officials said they opened an investigation to determine whether the alleged incident would be categorized as hazing. Many of these rites included sexual activities that the senior members of the fraternity went through when they pledged and that were then visited upon … I wouldn’t make the pledges do it every week or anything. When I returned home for Christmas break after pledge semester my freshman year, many of my boys that I went to high school with had the same question for me. Don't have the timing down b prepared for a sore undercarriage. That’s way over the top. The 21 best jigsaw puzzles for adults in 2021—and where to buy them, 11 small home gym ideas for 2021: The best equipment for small spaces, Spanx extra 30% off New Year's sale is something to celebrate, Bloomingdale's takes extra 50 percent off clearance items for Winter Break sale, 11 best joggers for women who want to get comfy in style for 2021, Hula hooper hits record with her hypnotic hiney, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit social media over 'hate' they've received. 5 reasons why the Elephant Walk would bring a pledge class closer together: 1. We didn't really haze too much. It’s all about brotherhood. for most of my experience with USC's greek system, these guys have been considered as the top house. I answered him: “Dude, yes! 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