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Northwestern Greek institutions start diversity, inclusion initiatives

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 4, 2015

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

The Panhellenic Association and Interfraternity Council have set new positions for diversity and inclusion in motion this quarter. Following winter recruitment, all 12 PHA chapters either added a new diversity and inclusion...

After criticism of Northwestern’s majority-white Greek community, leaders look to increase inclusivity

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Haley Smith said she never thought that much about race until she walked into her first sorority recruitment event. The African-American Medill sophomore said there were few women of color in Norris University Center that...

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...

Guest Column: It’s time to rethink collegiate fundraising

Kara Rodby, Guest Columnist

November 5, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the campus discussion surrounding Kappa Kappa Gamma and Zeta Beta Tau's “Jail N' Bail” event, some argue the groups’ roleplaying as convicts is ironic and insensitive, while others defend the groups’ intentions and...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Kappa and ZBT’s ‘Jail N’ Bail’ event

Student Collective

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As reported in The Daily earlier this week, members of Kappa Kappa Gamma acquired orange jumpsuits to wear during their philanthropic fundraiser, "Jail N' Bail," co-hosted with Zeta Beta Tau. Kappa members personalized the jum...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Jail-n-Bail’ cancelation a disservice to children in need

Ryan Fazio

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Northwestern’s grievance industry jumped the shark this week when it strong-armed two Greek organizations into canceling “Jail-n-Bail,” a fundraiser to improve literacy among low-income children. In a letter to The Daily,...

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...