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Policy confusion in light of WPA results

When an attention-grabbing event happens, such as a fraternity being placed on social probation, a natural increase in discussion follows. With more awareness of accessible information, however, a more consistent discussion can be fostered within and between chapters. The goal is clear: Fraternity parties, and our campus as a whole, need to be safer for students.

Olivia Quinn | Contributing Writer

Campus Life hosts forum on new Greek life policies

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Austin Sandoval-Sweeney and Executive Director for Campus Life Leslie Heusted hosted the forum to serve as a space to provide reasoning for new policy changes in addition to encouraging feedback on how they could best improve the policy to suit the needs of Greek members on campus.

Emma Baker | News Editor

Staff editorial: Student safety must stay a priority

It is close to impossible to please everyone involved when the policies themselves have the potential to affect everyone on campus. So, with all of the changes announced by both WUPD and Campus Life, it is of the utmost importance that students continue to offer their input.

Gamma Phi Beta to be officially reinstated this weekend after 23-year hiatus

Gamma Phi Beta will be formally reinstated this weekend and have its new members inducted for the first time since closing its doors on campus in 1993.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

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

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

Gamma Phi Beta sorority to colonize in spring 2016

Gamma Phi Beta sorority has been chosen to form a new chapter at Washington University in the spring of 2016, the Women’s Panhellenic Association announced Tuesday afternoon.

| Managing Editor

Extension committee invites 3 sororities to present on campus

Last night, members of an extension committee voted to invite sororities Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Delta Delta and Gamma Phi Beta to the next round of the chapter application process. Invitations were extended this morning.

The committee—which is composed of current sorority women, alumni from sororities and University staff members—received applications from 13 out of the 18 national organizations that are not currently present on campus.

| Editor-in-Chief

Panhel announces new campus sorority chapter due to growing student interest

The new sorority, which will be chosen by May 1 and officially arrive on campus after the end of formal recruitment in January 2016, will be the newest addition to women’s Greek life since Kappa Delta was established at the University in 2013.

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

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