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UI Black Greek Council Showcase shows off student dance performances

By Natalie Stewart

April 21, 2015

On Saturday, UI’s Black Greek Council put on the first BGC Showcase as part of their inaugural Black Greek Picnic weekend. At the showcase, which was in Foellinger Auditorium, several fraternities and sororities from the Divine Nine performed routines for the audience that included each group’s unique...

Sororities can provide ‘a home away from home’

Alpha Gamma Delta sorority members arrive on the Quad to welcome their new pledge class.

July 26, 2014

Coming to college means starting a new chapter in your life. You will be introduced to more new things, people and experiences than you ever imagined. For many women, this includes going Greek. Last year, over 990 women pledged a sorority through formal recruitment. This fall, over a thousand women will ...

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s Nu Delta chapter rehearse on Tuesday night in the ARC for their performance in the 2014 Stepdown Show. Saturday’s show will have one of the largest represented list of performers in the event’s history.

By Amelia Mugavero

April 17, 2014

In the annual Stepdown Show, members of Black Greek sororities and fraternities will make their voices heard through dance, acting and step performances. This year, two voices of the newly completed “Divine Nine” will resonate in the auditorium, making this year’s show one of the largest lineups of...