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The pros and cons of living in a Greek chapter house

The pros and cons of living in a Greek chapter house

October 7, 2014


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No matter where students decide to live on campus, every living situation comes with benefits and drawbacks. Those pros and cons also follow students who choose to live in their fraternity or sorority chapter house. Many Greek houses on campus, but not all, have live-in requirements, generally claimi...

Phi Sigma Sigma to take back chapter house

Phi Sigma Sigma to take back chapter house

June 23, 2014


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After making a reappearance in the University’s Greek community last fall, Phi Sigma Sigma sorority will be moving back into their original chapter house this August. The sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma will be taking over the chapter house at 902 S. Second St. The house was temporarily being rented ou...

Alpha Xi Delta sorority prepares for new house

Alpha Xi Delta sorority prepares for new house

May 7, 2014


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For five years, Alpha Xi Delta sorority has occupied the house at 1004 S. Second St. next to Frat Park. Next year, they will be living in a new home, formerly the home of Phi Kappa Sigma, on Fourth and Chalmers streets. And the fraternity that usually occupies Alpha Xi Delta’s current house, Phi Si...

Fraternities and sororities prepare to recruit new members during spring semester

Fraternities and sororities prepare to recruit new members during spring semester

February 4, 2014


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As students returned from winter break, executive boards from a majority of the 49 fraternities in Interfraternity Council, along with three sororities in Panhellenic Council — Delta Zeta, Sigma Kappa and Phi Sigma Sigma — have already begun preparation for their rounds of spring recruitment. As...

New IFC president aims to unite Greek community

New IFC president aims to unite Greek community

December 11, 2013


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Coming from the suburbs of Atlanta, Ga., Kurt Zellner, junior in LAS, didn’t really know anyone at the University. Greek life was a place where he felt a sense of belonging, was offered leadership opportunities and made lasting friendships. Zellner said he believes becoming the new Interfraternity Counc...