greek life

Staff Editorial: Let’s put the “egging incident” into focus

Instead of taking what happened in BD and the campus response as a way to further divide ourselves, we should take it to consider where we get our information, how we want our campus spaces treated, and how we engage with all members of this community in the future.

On the “BD egging incident” and the prejudice we would like to ignore

Though many people at the moment saw the event as another example of harmless frat-boy rowdiness, to me, the event was yet another manifestation of the power imbalance between dining workers and WashU students.

| Junior Forum Editor

Kappa Sigma and Alpha Phi temporarily suspended in connection to egging incident

The chapters of both Kappa Sigma and Alpha Phi have been temporarily suspended at Washington University pending the results of a student conduct investigation into an incident involving students throwing eggs and potentially saying racial slurs at Bear’s Den (BD) dining hall, March 21, per Dean of Students Rob Wild. 

| Managing News Editor

We cannot forget WashU Greek Life’s recent (and not-so-recent) history of harm

As spring rush begins, we must remember the stories shared in the summer of 2020 about the long-lasting existence of racism and sexual violence within Greek Life. 

| Managing Forum Editor

Reform can’t fix an institution designed to exclude

How can an organization built upon the idea of social exclusion, that some people deserve material benefits because they fit the vibe, ever be inclusive enough to include those of us that don’t fit their mold?

| Contributing Writer

University announces space equity planning process

A committee of Washington University administrators and community members has been created to work on allocating space in a more student-driven process to better meet the needs of its ever-changing student body.

| Editor-in-Chief

Delta Gamma sorority ceases operations on campus as national organization withdraws charter

Delta Gamma will no longer operate on campus, after their national organization voted to withdraw their charter.

| Senior Scene Editor

Opinion Submission: If you abolish Greek life, you don’t do anything positive

It’s safe to say that a vocal group of students at WashU want to abolish Greek life. Why?

| Class of 2020

Editor’s Note season 2 episode 12: Greek Life rush season begins

While leaders of Greek Life organizations have had to modify the rush process because of the omicron variant, criticisms of structural inequities within the Greek Life system have also led to reforms in this year’s spring rush.

| Senior Multimedia Editor

Tensions heat up over Greek Life as spring recruitment kicks off

According to the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) and the Interfraternity Council (IFC), as of Jan. 24, 530 individuals have filled out this spring’s Greek Life interest form, nearly double the total of 300 new members who joined WPA and IFC organizations last spring.

and | Staff Reporter and Managing Editor

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