WPA, black students petition for former Phi Delta Theta house

After the permanent suspension of PhiDelt, Wash. U. is considering re-assigning fraternity House 5 to one of two groups on campus—black students or the Women’s Panhellenic Association.

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Sorority recruitment fee stays the same despite no early housing costs

Despite the Office of Residential Life keeping housing options open over winter break, the $100-$125 fee for women to go through the sorority recruitment process, part of which takes place during the latter stages of the break, will not be reduced as the Women’s Panhellenic Association was not informed of the changes to Residential Life policy until mid-November.

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Sigma Chi restructures final ‘Derby Days’ events, WPA encourages sororities to participate

Following the cancellation of events deemed inappropriate in fraternity Sigma Chi’s annual philanthropy week, the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) decided to revise their earlier position, which discouraged sororities from participating.

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WPA reinstates support of Sigma Chi Derby Days philanthropy (UPDATED)

In a statement released Thursday, Panhel declared that it considers certain aspects of the week sexist and exclusionary, and it encouraged its nine member organizations to cease participation with the rest of the Derby Days activities. In response, Sigma Chi leaders decided to cancel the activities Panhel had deemed questionable.

Student Life Staff

Female CEO of consulting agency speaks on women in the workforce

According to Ginny Carroll, CEO of the consulting agency inGiNuity, sororities are not just for mixers and charity bake sales, but can actually be assets on a résumé. Carroll spoke Wednesday night in Wilson Hall about the challenges facing young women entering today’s workforce.

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Greek Life brings alumnus back to speak on diversity, tolerance

Marc Elliot, a 2008 Washington University graduate, will be speaking about tolerance and diversity in a speech at Graham Chapel tonight at 6 p.m.

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