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Alpha Gamma Rho to host 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest”

By Taylor Lucero

November 19, 2014

This year, Alpha Gamma Rho’s “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” will take place at The Canopy Club on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The proceeds from this year’s event will go toward the Hubbard family for Katie Hubbard, who was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last September. ...

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 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

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

May 7, 2014

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...

Flying to New Heights: Study Abroad student finds home at the University

Flying to New Heights: Study Abroad student finds home at the University

By Bridget Hynes

February 24, 2014

With her long auburn hair falling loosely over the shoulders of her petite 5’5” frame, pink lipstick and black mascara subtly highlighting her features, Lee Ramsay, founding member of the University’s chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma, may not strike the common observer as a standout basketball player or ...

Fraternities and sororities prepare to recruit new members during spring semester

Madeleine Defreitas, Hannah Weaver, Nicole Bergen, Melissa España, Illini Media employee, and Aleli Alcaide pose for a photo in March at the Sigma Kappa house. The five Sigma Kappa members participated in Informal Recruitment during Spring 2013. 

February 4, 2014

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...