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UW-Whitewater senior Matt Oliva harvests seed on the university's prairie restoration site on Friday, November 14, 2014.  Volunteers in the fall help perpetuate the prairie by harvesting and seeding sections for next year.  On Friday, about 20 students from the American Marketing Association and Beta Alpha Psi accounting organizations donated their time.  Oliva is an AMA member.  (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Scholastic fraternities get grads in the door

Hunter Wade, Journalist May 2, 2021

In an ever-competitive world, landing a job after college can be tricky. To prepare students for the job market, Whitewater offers several scholastic organizations and practical programs to help get their...

Giant letters can't be missed at the Phi Beta Sigma table.  Student organizations, clubs, fraternities and sororities showcase their activities at the annual Involvement Fair on the mall at UW-Whitewater on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner) DIGITAL MANIPULATION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OTHER THAN NORMAL MINIMAL CROPPING AND TONING IS PROHIBITED., CREDIT PHOTOS: UW-WHITEWATER PHOTO/CRAIG SCHREINER

Phi Beta Sigma stays safe

October 25, 2020

My name is Neil McCants. I'm the President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and the President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council.  As a chapter we have decided to have 90% of our meetings and events...

Hunger Games: Greek Trials creates inclusive environment

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter February 25, 2019

Greek Week is back with a new theme. This year’s theme is Hunger Games: Greek Trials, and it’s solely based off the title of the movies and not the violence — and of course, a five foot tall Greek...

Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Interfraternity Council suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha Chapter from campus for five years after it violated its probation that prohibited them from hosting any sort of gathering. The Pi Kappa Alpha Chapter held an “informal formal” that involved 15 members of the fraternity. The Chapter will be able to return to campus in 2023, under a probation status.

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity suspended for five years

Benjamin J. Pierce, Managing Editor May 8, 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Interfraternity Council (IFC) suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter for five years for holding a fraternity-sponsored event while already on emergency suspension...

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Greek Life students gather in the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha house last fall. Students have helped organized several biannual food drives over approximately the last 10 years.

Fraternity donates food for drive

Brad Allen, Managing Editor March 11, 2018

Last spring, junior Alex Zalewski walked into the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha House only to be greeted by mountains of food blocking his way. “The room was overflowing with these bags of...

Students of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity show pride for their Greek organizations at an annual talent show during Greek Week on Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.

Greeks embrace local cultures

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 26, 2018

Curling competitions, a student talent showcase, a social banquet and food donations were among the events that occurred during last week’s student program referred to as Greek Week. UW-Whitewater...

A lifelong commitment

A lifelong commitment

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 13, 2018

Recruitment week has ended for most local Greek chapters, but the window to join is still wide open. Greek Life organizations on campus are always looking for new members, and with Greek Week beginning...

Sorority house not up to fire code

Sorority house not up to fire code

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 By Michael Riley The Tri-Sigma house, where a fire occurred on the morning of March 14, did not have an operational fire sprinkler in place, according to a news release from the Wisconsin...

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Get to know UW-W Greeks

May 1, 2013

Jacalyn Scott, president of Alpha Sigma Sorority and Jorge Quintana Medel, president of Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, answer questions about their Greek organizations and their time as members. Royal...

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Get to know UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

April 10, 2013

Brianna Welbourn and Ricky Conti, both presidents of Greek organizations, answer questions about Greek life on campus. Delta Zeta Sorority was founded on Oct. 24, 1902 at Miami University in Oxford,...

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