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UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

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 occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

Senator Mark Kirk joins fight against LGBT discrimination

Senator Mark Kirk joins fight against LGBT discrimination

By Daniel Corry

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 or gender identity by building on past civil rights laws. These laws already protected individuals ...

University Director appointed to a National Panhellenic Committee

By Lilly Mashayek

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, or NPC. Hohn is one of seven members on the committee serving two-year terms. He will work as ...

Phi Sigma Sigma to take back chapter house

Phi Sigma Sigma to take back chapter house

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 be taking over the chapter house at 902 S. Second St. The house was temporarily being rented ou...

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

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

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...

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

By Christen McGlynn

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 on campus to trips to other states for the weekend. Each fraternity and sorority will hold thei...

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

By Mara Shapiro

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 after attending, she took a class to become a facilitator.  “I like educating people and opening...

From firefighter to fraternity member, Tony Gallo perfects college balance

From firefighter to fraternity member, Tony Gallo perfects college balance

By Christen McGlynn and Declan Harty

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 Gurnee, Ill. Gallo comes from a family of firefighters, and he began riding along with his father, also a f...