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New IFC president aims to unite Greek community

New IFC president aims to unite Greek community

December 11, 2013

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...

Twizted Yard Show emphasizes Greek unity

By Alice Smelyansky

December 11, 2013

No matter how many finals and assignments the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta may have ahead of them, those thoughts are set aside the moment they take the stage and start strolling, chanting, dancing and showcasing the deep-rooted traditions of a yard show.  Tonight at 7 p.m., Zeta Phi Beta will host the s...

Longtime house mom makes Delta Gamma a home

Longtime house mom makes Delta Gamma a home

November 18, 2013

When young adults go away to college, the independence can be exhilarating. However, being away from home can cause homesickness, especially with the sudden lack of daily parental guidance and care. Luckily, for the women in the University’s Delta Gamma chapter, house mother Teresa Mendez, or more comm...

Alpha Epsilon Pi to host new yoga class as philanthropy event

Alpha Epsilon Pi to host new yoga class as philanthropy event

November 12, 2013

In the corner of Alpha Epsilon Pi’s chapter room sits stacked boxes of yoga mats — an unusual find in a fraternity house. Aaron Babajoni, junior in LAS, explained that the mats will be given out to participants in Alpha Epsilon Pi’s new philanthropy event, “Stretch for a Cure,” which will ta...

Sigma Kappa’s taco dinner, frisbee tournament donates to Alzheimer’s research

By Olivia Catuara

November 11, 2013

Sigma Kappa sorority raised more than $5,000 last week for The Ultra Violet Campaign, a national philanthropic event that benefits the Sigma Kappa Foundation. All proceeds from the week benefits Alzheimer’s disease research. Sigma Kappa Chapters at other schools also participate in the Ultra Violet Ca...

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