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PHA to establish diversity, inclusion chair in each chapter after ‘Jail N’ Bail’ controversy

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association will establish diversity and inclusion chairs in each chapter in response to controversy last month surrounding Kappa Kappa Gamma's “Jail N' Bail” philanthropy event, PHA president...

Kappa ‘Jail N’ Bail’ philanthropy event canceled after criticism

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Organizers canceled a philanthropy event featuring a mock jail hosted by Kappa Kappa Gamma and Zeta Beta Tau after criticism of the event surfaced online. Members of both organizations confirmed Sunday night the event will n...

Northwestern hires new director of fraternity and sorority life

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Cynthia Rose, Northwestern's new director of fraternity and sorority life, said she thinks being a part of Greek life can be the most influential piece of a person’s life. “It can reclassify your values, it can introd...

AIO joins DG and ZBT DM team to increase inclusiveness

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Greek, Student Groups

South Asian-interest fraternity Alpha Iota Omicron, a member of the Multicultural Greek Council, will be joining the Delta Gamma/Zeta Beta Tau Dance Marathon team to increase the event’s diversity and inclusiveness. The ...

Director of fraternity and sorority life to leave Northwestern

Hayley Glatter, Reporter

June 17, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek

Northwestern's director of fraternity and sorority life is leaving to assume a position at American University beginning July 1. Dominic Greene will take over as director of student activities at AU. Since starting his position...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon eliminates pledge system

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

March 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter is in the process of permanently eliminating its pledge system, a nationwide change the fraternity’s national leaders mandated last week. The fraternity’s national headquarters, wh...

Updated: 2 fraternities placed on deferred suspension

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 12, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Two Northwestern fraternities have been placed on deferred suspension, according to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution. Phi Delta Theta and Zeta Beta Tau have each received the sanction, which means they...

Northwestern introduces more specific hazing policy

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern has updated its student handbook to include a more specific hazing policy for the 2013-14 academic year — but Greek leaders are not commenting on what prompted the change.  Dean of students Todd Adams anno...

PHA kicks off first Women’s Empowerment Week

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 19, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Greek

The Northwestern Panhellenic Association put its values of female health and wellness into practice Friday by starting the first Women’s Empowerment Week. Women’s Empowerment Week, which lasts through Saturday, will i...