beta theta pi

Former Beta Theta Pi house converted to transfer student housing as some remaining Beta members relocate to Alpha Delta Phi house

After membership numbers for Beta Theta Pi dropped last year, WU opted to use their fraternity house as a home for transfer students, while some Beta members moved in to the Alpha Delta Phi house.

| Staff Reporter

App designed to increase bystander intervention debuts at fraternity party

As a way to encourage bystander intervention on campus, three Washington University alumni have designed an app called xSoteria, a chatbot that operates through Facebook Messenger and allows guests at parties to anonymously connect with a risk manager at the venue if they feel uncomfortable or threatened.

Ali Gold | Staff Reporter

Beta Theta Pi opts out of ThurtenE, will hold independent event

Beta Theta Pi will hold an alternative philanthropy event with a local charter school rather than participate in the ThurtenE Carnival this year.

| Staff Reporter

KD, Beta playground plan nixed, resources shifted

ThurtenE is known for the intricately designed facades and short plays created and put on by the University’s Greek organizations, but Kappa Delta and Beta Theta Pi shifted their focus towards a different project this year.

| Senior News Editor

Farragut school playground project is a plan worth sustaining

In prioritizing the playground, Beta and KD position themselves with the implicit mission of ThurtenE’s carnival: to provide resources, financial or otherwise, to a local charity.

Wash. U. student competes on ‘Jeopardy’

I’ll take remarkable Washington University students for $400. Clue: Name a Wash. U. sophomore who recently competed on “Jeopardy.” Answer: Who is Nishanth Uli? Student Life: Congratulations again! How does one go about getting on “Jeopardy”?

| Senior Scene Editor

Dance Marathon donates millionth dollar to charity

Eight hundred and twenty-nine students danced away the twelve hours between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. last Saturday to Sunday.
They were raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network through Dance Marathon, an event that Washington University has hosted twelve times since 2000.

| Senior News Editor

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

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