greek life abolition

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

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

SU’s most competitive fall election in years sees an uptick to 34% voter turnout

A dispute over Greek Life and new measures to increase engagement drove turnout up to 34% in SU’s fall election

| Managing Editor

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

SU candidates discuss platforms, answer questions from WU community at forum

The forum, which took place one week before SU elections on March 30, covered topics ranging from accountability and transparency to the role of WUPD and Greek Life on campus.

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‘Disrespectful and hypocritical’: WU community remains divided on the future of Greek Life as sorority recruitment begins

The Women’s Panhellenic Association began a virtual sorority recruitment process this week, touting a list of reforms designed to make the process more equitable in the face of an ongoing movement to abolish Greek Life at Washington University.

and | Staff Reporters

AOII officially disbands chapter as students continue to push for Greek Life abolition amid new WPA recruitment cycle

Following months of calls for the abolition of Greek Life, Alpha Omicron Pi is now the second sorority at the University to officially disband.

| Senior News Editor

Editor’s Note Episode 9: Semester in review

In this last Editor’s Note podcast episode of 2020, Multimedia Editor junior Jaden Satenstein talks to Student Life Editor-in-Chief Emma Baker to discuss the moments that mattered to the Washington University community.

| Multimedia Editor

‘The most frustrating experience I’ve had as a Wash. U. student’: 13 members of the Co-Curricular Advisory Board resign, protesting Campus Life’s refusal to consider Greek life abolition

Following the Co-Curricular Advisory Board’s first meeting this month, 13 student members who support the abolition of Greek life have resigned in protest out of 30 original members.

Orli Sheffey | Staff Reporter

Three sororities push to dismantle their chapters, facing resistance from Campus Life, national organizations

Continuing in the fight for the abolition of Greek Life, Pi Beta Phi, Kappa Delta and Delta Gamma have now made efforts to officially disband their chapters, to mixed results from their national organizations and little response from Washington University.

| Managing Editor

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