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, greencup.wustl.edu, 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

SAE set to return to Fraternity Row

Four years after Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s housing contract was cancelled, rhe fraternity is on track to return to House 6 on Fraternity Row for the upcoming fall semester.

| News Editor

Possibly hazardous material found in Theta Xi attic

In the process of removing birds nesting, Greek Life officials have discovered traces of a potentially hazardous material that needs to be abated in the attic of Theta Xi fraternity’s chapter house. sted, and its identification cannot be confirmed, but none of the residents living in the house are at risk, according to David Wallace, coordinator for Greek housing programs.

| Senior News Editor