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UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident...

Senator Mark Kirk joins fight against LGBT discrimination

Residents walk through Main Street at the Champaign Pride Parade on September 19, 2015.
January 24, 2016

Mark Kirk, Illinois senator, became the first Republican senator to co-sponsor the Equality Act Tuesday. The Equality Act would ban discrimination against people on the basis of their sexual orientation...

University Director appointed to a National Panhellenic Committee

December 22, 2015

Andrew Hohn, the Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs at the University, has been appointed to the Fraternity and Sorority Advisory Committee of the National Panhellenic Conference,...

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.
March 17, 2015

On an average day, Peter Schmidt, sophomore in Engineering, goes to classes and participates in the Illinois Sailing Team and service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. But on Feb. 21, Schmidt was one of 10 youth...

Alpha Gamma Rho’s “Foxy Lady” philanthropy raises money for cancer patient

Alpha Gamma Rho hosted their 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” at The Canopy Club on Wednesday night. 
November 20, 2014

This Wednesday concluded the 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” presented by Alpha Gamma Rho at The Canopy Club. The Foxy Lady Contest had 12 different sorority members...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

Phi Sigma Sigma to take back chapter house

The new sorority on campus, Phi Sigma Sigma, will be moving into the FIJI house in Fall 2013.
June 23, 2014

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...

‘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.
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...

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks
April 16, 2014

While April showers bring May flowers, the Greeks anticipate formal weeks. Here at the University, April marks the start of Greek life’s formal season, which can include everything from traditional events...

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

Sophomore Anna Kaszuba is working toward making a difference in sexual assault awareness on campus through her involvement in FYCARE and the Greek Committee for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
April 14, 2014

Anna Kaszuba, sophomore in LAS, became involved with sexual assault awareness on campus after attending a FYCARE seminar during her freshman year. The class acted as a catalyst for Kaszuba’s work, and...

From firefighter to fraternity member, Tony Gallo perfects college balance

From firefighter to fraternity member, Tony Gallo perfects college balance
April 2, 2014

As a firefighter, member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity and Habitat for Humanity volunteer, Tony Gallo seems to do it all. Gallo, junior in AHS, is currently studying community health and is a native of...

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