Editor’s Note Episode 11: Greek Life rush and reform

As recruitment season begins, Staff Reporter Kamala Madireddi talks to Managing Editor Jayla Butler and Senior News Editor Em McPhie about the progress of the Greek Life abolition movement and reforms chapters have made since the movement began.

| Staff Reporter

Gamma Phi Beta extends more than 100 bids, continues into informal recruitment

Washington University’s newest sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, extended over 100 bids last weekend at the culmination of the chapter’s formal recruitment process.

| News Editor

New sorority prepares for spring recruitment

Sorority Gamma Phi Beta (GPB)—the planned addition to Washington University’s Greek life—will begin recruitment this spring.

| Staff Reporter

IFC adds fall open events to spring fraternity recruitment

Following the Interfraternity Council’s decision to add a week of open events in November to the spring recruitment process, 128 men have registered to participate in spring rush for fraternities.

| Contributing Reporter

Increased sorority involvement pushes recruitment off campus

Growing Greek life involvement nationwide and on campus has forced the Women’s Panhellenic Association to move to an off-campus location for the start of rush.

| News Editor

Reworked sorority recruitment accommodates increasing interest

Overhauled due to steadily increasing interest over the past few decades, this year’s delayed sorority recruitment process went mostly without incident, with a record number of sisters pledging the Danforth Campus’ eight chapters.

Dylan Bassett | Staff Reporter

“I blame the extended recruitment period.”

| Student Life

Applause for Wash. U.’s welcome to KIPP

As a leading institution in research and academics, Washington University has become well-known for having brilliant professors and students both nationally and globally. While the University continues to spread its name, beautify the campus with renovations and constructions, and strengthen its programs, Wash. U.

Green Action should have chosen better venue

After hearing of Green Action’s protest at the Bank of America recruiting event on campus, I am left thinking less about the environmental consequences of mountaintop coal mining and more about the students whose information session was thwarted.

Kim Gaspar | Class of 2014

More students choosing to go Greek

College students nationwide are rushing fraternities and sororities in greater numbers, including at Washington University. David Wallace, the University’s Coordinator for Greek Housing Programs, said that fraternities across the nation have been progressively growing since 2006, after shrinking between 1992 and 2003.

| Staff Reporter

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