The Contemporary College Student

Episode 9

Season 1: Secrets, Secrets Are No Fun

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This podcast takes a look at a more underground faction of the collegiate experience: secret societies. Hosts discuss the scant literature available on secret societies, their personal experiences with them, and the potential implications for student affairs practitioners. They are so thankful for your time!

Credits for Podcast: 

Madison Leffel

Dylan Wilkes

Mickey Simmons

Braylon Junior

Whitney Smith

Tiffany Deal

University of Tennessee

Florida State University

Clemson University

“The Eggplant”
Education Drive


Podcast References 

Nowicki, A. (2014, October 16). These 10 secret societies are among higher ed's most mysterious. Education Drive. Retrieved from

Burning Spear. (2006, January 22). Spear night ceremony; procedures for conducting spear night. Retrieved from 

Bussa, J. (2011, April 11). Secret society leaves mark in unexpected ways. The Daily Beacon. Retrieved from 

Sparr, E., Rash, C. (2008, February 8). Secrets of the Brotherhood. The Tiger News. Retrieved from 

Erickson, B. H. (1981). Secret societies and social structure. Social Forces, 188-210. Retrieved from

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