Fraternities participate in recycling cup initiative

In a sustainability initiative aiming to produce less waste at parties, several fraternities and other student groups have joined together in an effort to use recyclable cups instead of red Solo cups.

| Contributing Reporter

How WU fraternities and sororities are supporting rape culture

Last June, Republican representatives Matt Salmon of Arizona and Pete Sessions and Kay Granger of Texas submitted a bill into the United States House of Representatives that has been deemed the Safe Campus Act. This bill, if passed, would prevent college campuses nationwide from investigating sexual assault cases unless the police are also involved in the investigation.

Cameron Kinker | Class of 2016

The liabilities of a tradition

With yet another incarnation of the ThurtenE Carnival in the books, Wash. U. students are once again left with more questions than answers, more gripes than good feelings about the whole event.

Student predicts end of fraternities within two years

Controversy erupted over the weekend when a statistics student published his prediction that all Washington University fraternities would be suspended by May 2015.

Charles Pointdexter | Some GDI

Wash. U.’s big fat (mysterious) Greek crackdown

On Nov. 1, Washington University’s chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon was suspended and told to halt operations indefinitely due to an ongoing investigation. But since then, no verified facts have emerged as to what happened and why the fraternity was punished.

Life after… W.I.L.D.

All I can say is wow…my first W.I.L.D. was even more wild than I thought W.I.L.D. could be. Out of the dozens and dozens of stories I’ve heard from my upperclassmen friends, not one could even begin to accurately describe the phenomenon that is the concert in Brookings Quad.

| Cadenza Reporter

ResColleges, fraternity houses compete to reduce energy consumption

The Green Cup, a student-organized sustainability competition, will pit Residential Colleges against one another in an effort to reduce electrical energy usage. The contest will take place simultaneously among fraternity houses. Students will be able to track their progress in real time through the competition’s website,, which goes live Monday.

| News Editor

The fratty phenomenon

[media-credit name="Courtesy of Michael Fink" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit] According to many students, Washington University has a very distinct fraternity culture—in that it doesn’t really have a “fraternity culture” at all. But that hasn’t kept hundreds of Wash. U.

Greek housing program cracks down on open containers

Fraternity members of Washington University have been prohibited from drinking alcohol on porches of fraternity houses this year. According to David Wallace, Coordinator of Greek Housing Program, such a measure was the last step in a three-year alcohol policy.

| Contributing Reporter

200 pledge in shorter rush period

Exactly 200 men at Washington University accepted bids in the first week of February to become a member of one of 11 active social fraternities on campus. Four hundred and fifty-three men had registered online, although the actual numbers are estimated to be lower, said Dave Wallace, coordinator for Greek housing programs.

| Staff Reporter