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